Context

Context of Phaetons folly, or, The downfal of pride: : being a translation of the second book of Ovids Metamorphosis, paraphrastically and grammatically: together with flowers, phrases, rhetorick, etymologies; and where is lively set forth the danger of pride and rashness, with the safety of moderation, &c. It may be added as a supplement to Mr. Brinstyes translation of the first book of Ovids Metamorphosis, as being a very speedy and approved way to attain perfection in the Latine tongue, &c. In the close is added an essay on the first elegy of Ovids de Tristibus. Here you have whatever is of worth (in reference to this fable) in Regius, Lactantius, Placitus, Rhodiginus, Egnatius, Glarean, Longolius, Fanensis, Golding, Sandys, Sabin, Bersman, Farnaby, Natalis Comes, &c. In the preface you have a directory consisting of divers rules, for the direction of children in the art of poetry
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