Poems, Consisting Chiefly of Translations from the Asiatick Languages

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Poems, Consisting Chiefly of Translations from the Asiatick Languages:  (1777)  by William Jones
The Second Edition
To which are added Two Essays: I. On the Poetry of Eastern Nations, II. On the Arts, commonly called Imitative.
— — Juvat integros accedere fontes,
Atque haurire, juvatque novos decerpere flores. Lucr.
The Second Edition
London
Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols;

For N. Conant (Successor to Mr. Whiston) in Fleed Street

MDCCLXXVII

To The Right Honourable

The Countess Spencer,

These Eastern Pieces

And, Particularly,

The Poem Of

Solima

Are Most Respectfully

Inscribed

By Her Ladyship's

Most Obliged

And Faithful Servant,

The Author

The Contents[edit]

Essays[edit]