Classical Echoes in Tennyson

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XI.

APPENDICES.

APPENDIX A:
Classicisms in Word or Phrase.

In 'A Dream of Fair Women,' 27, the " testudo" of ancient warfare appears as "the tortoise creeping to the wall." In "the trampled year," 'The Princess,' v. 121, we have an imitation of the Latin use of " annus " in the sense of "the year's crop;" cp. Lucan, Phars. iii. 70; Tac. Agr. xxxi; Germ. xiv. The garden-gates of the women's university, 'The Princess,' vi. 59; iv. 184, are " great bronze valves," or " valves of open‐ work." This represents the Latin "valvae," folding-doors, the halves of a door. The expression "yield your flower of life," in 'Lancelot and Elaine,' 947, repeats the Latin " flos aetatis ; " cp. Liv. xxi. 2. 3; Apul. M. x. 23. In the 'Morte d'Arthur,' 139, 'The Princess,' v. 413, 'The Talking Oak,' 275, the Aurora Borealis is called the " northern morn." In 'Becket,' ii. 1, "wore his time studying," etc., we have the Latin "terere tempus."

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  • Classical Echoes in Tennyson *
  • Preface *
  • Contents *
  • I - Tennyson and Homer *
  • II - Tennyson and the Greek Lyric Poets *
  • III - Tennyson and Theocritus *
  • IV - Tennyson and Quintus Smyrnaeus *
  • V - Allusions and Parallels to Vari­ Ous Greek Authors *
  • VI - Tennyson and Lucretius *
  • VII - Tennyson and Catullus *
  • VIII - Tennyson and Virgil *
  • IX - Tennyson and Horace *
  • X - Allusions and Parallels to Various Latin Authors *
  • XI - Appendices *
  • Index of Passages Cited from Tennyson *
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