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AE’GLOGUE. n.s.

aeglogue

Æ’GLOGUE. n.s. [written instead of eclogue, from a mistaken
etymology.] A pastoral; a dialogue in verse between goat-
herds.
Which moved him rather in æglogues otherwise to write,
doubting, perhaps, his ability, which he little needed, or mind-
ing to furnish our tongue with this kind wherein it faulteth.
Spenser’s Pastorals.