Porson vs. the Germans (With a Small Digression on Greek Epigrams) — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

From Facetiae Cantabrigienses (London 1825) p.39: The epigram which Porson composed seems to be modeled after a few epigrams attributed to Demodocus, which express roughly the same sentiment (excepting, of course, the contempt for Teutonic metricians): 235 “The Chians are bad; not just this one or that one – they’re all bad, except for Procles; and Procles is […]

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