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Agustín Pablo de Castro (1728–1790)

Castro, Pablo de Agustín (käs’trō). A Mexican poet; born in Cordova, Vera Cruz, Jan. 24, 1728; died in Bologna, Italy, 1790. A Jesuit priest, an unpedantic scholar, he taught philosophy, and also translated masterpieces with almost unfailing sureness of touch. His original verse, always warm, and pure, includes ‘Hernán Cortés,’ and ‘Charts’ to guide the budding poetic genius; while the versions he made of Seneca, Horace, Sappho, Milton, Fénelon, and Euripides, receive merited praise.