Sentence Examples

  • In the first, or general, prologue, Douglas claims a higher position for Virgil than for his master Chaucer, and attacks Caxton for his inadequate rendering of a French translation of the Aeneid.
  • Chaucer translated it into English prose before the year 1382; and this translation was published by Caxton at Westminster, 1480.
  • Here he filled the post of editor till his death, and had also the supervision of all works issued from the Caxton Press.
  • Charetier wrote to his brother) by Caxton about 1484.
  • From 1507, when Walter Chapman, the Scottish Caxton, set up the first press, to the present day, printing has enjoyed a career of almost continuous vitality, and the great houses of R.