Description : Excerpt from The Lusiad of Camoens: Translated Into English Spenserian Verse This translation was commenced about three years ago without the least intention of publish ing it. When it was completed, it was submitted to a person well qualified to pass judgment on it, and his, perhaps too partial, verdict, induced the author to venture on presenting it to the public. It has now been for nine months in the hands of the printers of the National Press, which will not be very surprising to those who can appreciate the difficulty of bringing out a long poem into a fo reign language. This we must also plead in excuse for any errors, which may be found in the work. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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