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Poems 1773, Edited by Lisa Vargo and Allison Muri
Sirius, the brightest star in the constellation Canis Major, and associated with summer, heat, and madness. August was the season for reciting poetry in ancient Rome (see Norton Anthology of English Literature Vol. 1 (4th ed.), 2260n.

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April 2000