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The Loss Of The Eurydice

Rating: 2.8
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The Eurydice—it concerned thee, O Lord:
Three hundred souls, O alas! on board,
Some asleep unawakened, all un-
warned, eleven fathoms fallen

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Where she foundered! One stroke
Felled and furled them, the hearts of oak!
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Fabrizio Frosini 27 February 2016
''.. Eurydicen vox ipsa et frigida lingua, Ah miseram Eurydicen! anima fugiente vocabat: Eurydicen toto referebant flumine ripae. '' [Virgilius, Georgica, IV,525-527]
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Michael Morgan 29 December 2014
This astonishing poem is a ten plus; It's up there with Lycidas.
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