Different practice
Note by A Milnes to As A Writer a chapter of The Life Of Dryden

'There is undoubtedly a mean to be preserved. Dryden saw very early that closeness best preserved the author's sense, and that freedom best exhibited his spirit; he therefore will deserve the highest praise who can give a representation at once faithful and pleasing, who can convey the same thoughts with the same graces, and who, when he translates, changes nothing but the language.' Johnson, Idler, No. 69.

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