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Pope's reply was the famous emetic administered to Curll. The incident is
narrated at length in his pamphlet, A Full and True Account of . . . Mr. Edmund
Curll. See N. Ault, Pope's Prose, 1 xcv f.> 56. So take the hindmost Hell] Horace
Chetwood and Curl accept the glorious strife, (Tho' one his son dissuades, and
one his wife) 160 This on his manly ... 190), took over his father's business
temporarily in 1 726-7 when Edmund Curll was in trouble with the authorities.
CURLL, Edmund (.1675-1747), passim. Bookseller. Curll was an unscrupulous,
persistent, and adroit publisher, who realized the commercial value of scandal
and impudence. He published a number of useful works, but he concentrated ...
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