Vergil in his Eclogues paid tribute to their beauty and grandeur.
Every naturalist concealed within him a lover of idylls or Eclogues.
His compositions in Latin are—Africa, an epic poem; his Bucolics, containing twelve Eclogues; and three books of epistles.
Their argument was as unlike one of the debates in Vergil's Eclogues as possible.
Amœbean Poetry, poetry in which persons are represented as speaking alternately, as in some of Virgil's Eclogues.
Eclogues he called them, and meant to have published them by subscription.
It consists of twelve pastoral poems, or Eclogues, one for each month of the year.
His Eclogues are somewhat too long, if we compare them with the ancients.
Theocritus and Virgil, in their Eclogues, boast of the shades and of the cooling freshness of the fountains.
Then, most gravely and admirably, he began to construe the Eclogues of Virgil.