William Godwin's Diary

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Ogilvie, çala (4  May  1817) Possibly:
Ogilvie, JohnBritannia, a national epic poem. 1801
Conjecture based on WG's reading on Troy in January. The Oxford DNB says, ‘This massive work, preceded by a dissertation justifying the use of epic machinery of angels and demons, described in over 15,000 lines of blank verse the legendary founding of Britain by a descendant of Aeneas of Troy.'

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