The works of Virgil: containing his pastorals, georgics, and neis.
In That the Iliad excels the neis; and, I think, in nothing else.
Wakefield mentions that the phrase "unknowing how to yield" is used by Dryden, neis, xi.
This passage is a palpable imitation of the exordium of the neis, and particularly the last line.
The butterfly is known to naturalists as the neis semidea, and was first described, in 1828, by Thomas Say.
This may be affirmed of his Works in general; but I am now obliged to consider his Translation of the neis in particular.