Standard Name: Tacitus


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Dedications Constantia Grierson
CG published her edition of Tacitus : three volumes in slightly larger format, dedicated this time to the Viceroy himself, Lord Carteret (later Granville) , who, she said, had suggested the work and encouraged its progress.
Elias, A. C. “A Manuscript of Constantia Grierson’s”. Swift Studies, Vol.
, pp. 33-56.
40, 47
Education Sarah Austin
During the five years of their engagement, John Austin decided that Sarah was in need of a rigorous intellectual education in accordance with his religious, political, and philosophical bent of mind.
Frank, Katherine. Lucie Duff Gordon: A Passage to Egypt. Hamish Hamilton.
He provided her...
Intertextuality and Influence Ellis Cornelia Knight
In the preface of Marcus FlaminiusECK states: To bring history to life, is the chief intention of this publication.
Knight, Ellis Cornelia. Marcus Flaminius. C. Dilly.
That is to say that as in Dinarbas she has particular intellectual aims. At...
Intertextuality and Influence Susannah Dobson
This work abounds in quotations from Lydgate , Spenser , Sainte-Palaye , William Hayley , and others. It cites the Roman historian Tacitus in confirmation that the chivalric system was originally Germanic.
O’Brien, Karen. Women and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Cambridge University Press.
Literary responses Charlotte Brooke
A notice in the Critical Review the year after publication devoted ten pages to praising CB 's achievement, her boldness, and her poetico-patriotic spirit.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
70 (1790): 33
It attributed some of this to her...
Literary responses Constantia Grierson
Scholar Edward Harwood , in a survey of two centuries of classical scholarship, called CG 's Tacitusone of the best edited books ever delivered to the world.
Elias, A. C. “A Manuscript of Constantia Grierson’s”. Swift Studies, Vol.
, pp. 33-56.
Textual Features Frances Power Cobbe
In one of her wittiest sallies, she opens with the allegory of a visitor from another planet observing the ceremony of marriage, who is puzzled to learn that although the groom says With all my...
Textual Features Queen Elizabeth I
Her editor Leah Marcus has emphasized that QE was a pioneer of the plain and pithy style in English called Senecan or Tacitean , in contrast to the elaborate, high-flown Ciceronian style which generally held...
Textual Production Queen Elizabeth I
In old age QEI translated Boethius, Plutarch, Tacitus , and Horace. Most of this work was printed as Queen Elizabeth's Englishings, 1899. Her rendering of the opening passage of Petrarch 's The Triumph of...


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April 1900

Doves Press was founded at Hammersmith by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker ; with the Kelmscott Press , it made a major contribution to the revival of fine printing.


Tacitus,. C Cornelii Taciti opera quæ exstant ex recensione et cum animadversionibus Theodori Ryckii. Editor Grierson, Constantia, George Grierson, 1730.