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DUBLIN UNIVERSITY PRESS SERIES.

DUBLIN TRANSLATIONS

INTO

GREEK AND LATIN VERSE

EDITED BY

ROBERT YELVERTON TYRRELL

FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN AND REGIUS PROFESSOR OF GREEK

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DUBLIN: HODGES FIGGIS & CO. GRAFTON-STREET
LONDON: LONGMANS GREEN & CO. PATERNOSTER-ROW

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PR 1179 G279

19 1890 Marl

TO

THE PROVOST,

AND TO

THE SOCIETY OF

THE HOLY AND UNDIVIDED TRINITY NEAR DUBLIN

This Book

IS DEDICATED.

327943

PRE FACE.

This is the first collection which has ever been

made of DUBLIN GREEK and LATIN VERSES.

In

1867 some translations by myself and two friends were published under the title Hesperidum Susurri; and in 1869 I set on foot a terminal College magazine, called Kottabos, in which translations into Greek and Latin appeared, together with original English, Greek, and Latin verses, translations from ancient and modern languages, and a few light essays in prose. Most of the translations now brought together have already appeared in Hesperidum Susurri and Kottabos. They are all by Dublin men. With one or two exceptions, all the contributors are, or have been, Scholars of the House. Some of the translators are now connected, or have been

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