Prologues precede the piece in mournful verse, as undertakers walk before the hearse.
About Douglas as a translator there may be two opinions; about his Aeneid (Prologues and all) as an English book there can be only one. Here a great story is greatly told and set off with original embellishments which are all good – all either delightful or interesting – in their diverse ways.C. S. Lewis English Literature in the Sixteenth Century, Excluding Drama (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1954) p. 90.
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