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  • 749; Theocritus xi.
  • He is indeed the Victorian Theocritus; and, as English country life is slowly swept away before the advance of the railway and the telegraph, he will be more and more read for his warm-hearted and fragrant record of rustic love and piety.
  • 699; Theocritus xxii.
  • Callimachus, made keeper of the library, Theocritus, and a host of lesser poets, glorified the Ptolemaic family.
  • A vivid description of the festival at Alexandria (for which Bion probably wrote his Dirge of Adonis) is given by Theocritus in his fifteenth idyll, the Adoniazusae.
 

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