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To His Worthy Friend Doctor Witty Upon His Translation Of The Popular Errors

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Sit further, and make room for thine own fame,
Where just desert enrolles thy honour'd Name
The good Interpreter. Some in this task
Take of the Cypress vail, but leave a mask,
Changing the Latine, but do more obscure
That sence in English which was bright and pure.
So of Translators they are Authors grown,
For ill Translators make the Book their own.
Others do strive with words and forced phrase
To add such lustre, and so many rayes,
That but to make the Vessel shining, they
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Ratnakar Mandlik 15 February 2017
desert unrolls thy honored name. Thanks for sharing it here.
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