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Warburton, too, may have used his influence with Pope to bring about a change
of hero. Theobald and he had once been fairly intimate friends, and though they
had drifted apart Warburton may have felt some anxiety lest Theobald might one
It hath been long, and alas for pity! still remaineth a question, whether the Hero of
the greater Epic should be an honest man? or, as the French critics express it, un
honnete homme*; but it never admitted of any doubt that the Hero of the little ...
What then did this Author mean, by "erecting a Player instead of one of his
Patrons, (a person "never a hero even on the stage11,") to this dignity of Col- 5 "
legue in the empire of Dulness, and Atchiever of a work "that neither old Omar,
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On the whole, I did enjoy reading this poem, although I found it very difficult to read. I've heard before that it's very hard to comprehend the first time around, and I would have to agree. Although ... Read full review
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The Dunciad in Four Books
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