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For, clear precision all, the tongue of gods,
Oh Thou, to whom the Muses owe their flame; 390
NOTES on the preceding Poem. Ver. 83. L. J. Brutus, and Virginius.
Via Sacra. Ver. 247. M. Angelo Buonaroti, Palladio, and Raphael d'Urbino; the three great modern masters in sculpture, architecture, and painting.
Ver. 273. Tusculum is reckoned to have stood at a place now called Grotta Ferrata, a convent of monks.
Ver. 276. 'The bay of Mola (anciently Formiæ) in. to which Homer brings Ulysses, and his companions. Near Formiæ Cicero had a villa.
Ver. 284. Naples then under the Austrian govern
Ver. 288. Campagna Felice, adjoining to Capua.
The coast of Baix, which was formerly adorned with the works mentioned in the following lines; and where, amidst many magnificent ruins, those of a temple erected to Venus are still to be seen.
Ver. 303. All along this coast the ancient Romans had their winter retreats; and several populous cities food.
The CONTENTS of PART II.