Henry Fitzcotton

W. B. Stanford, Ireland and the Classical Tradition (IAP 1976; 1984), Henry Fitzcotton, a burlesque called A New and Accurate Translation of the First Book of Homer’s Iliad (Dublin 1748), attacking ‘the dreadful state of slavery under stupid tyrants who ... make their pupils spend many of their valuable years wholly in getting by heart a parcel of amo’s and tupto’s ... ‘ [31]

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