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The Chace. A Poem.

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The Chace. A Poem.

By William Somervile


Somervile’s ‘The Chace’ is one of the classic works of its time. It comprises four books of Miltonic blank verse through which are conveyed the excitement and dangers of the hunt. The poem also traces the history of hunting up to the Norman Conquest and provides voluminous incidental informati…

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