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  • From 1822 until his death in New Haven on the 10th of March 1858 he was Dwight professor of didactic theology at Yale.
  • In 1764 Moratin published a collection of pieces, chiefly lyrical, under the title of El Poeta, and in 1765 a short didactic poem on the chase (Diana 0 arte de la caza).
  • In 1536 his didactic poem in Latin hexameters, De immortalitate animarum, was published at Lyons.
  • The so-called Orphic Poems, still extant, are of much later date, probably belonging to the 4th century A.D.; they consist of: (I) an Argonautica, glorifying the deeds of Orpheus on the " Argo," (2) a didactic poem on the magic powers of stones, called Lithica, (3) eighty-seven hymns on various divinities and personified forces of nature.
  • It was in reality sins and vices, however, rather than follies that came under his censure, and this didactic temper was reflected in Barclay.

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