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Book ii. verse 79. Imitations. — Terrasque fretamque. Read fretumque, Neut.
Unskilfulness in Latin! Ibid, verse 88. — pee 8' 'AfifipoTov, correct the Accents
thus, pee 8* "AfifipoTov — irepye, Gorr. irepre. Want of understanding in Greek!
Book 2. Note on Verse 3. Edm. Curll stood in the Pillory at Charing-Cross, in
March 1 72 £.] "This, saith Edm. Curll, "is a false Assertion, — "I had indeed the
Corporal punishment of "what the Gentlemen of the Long Robe are pleas'd
jocosely to ...
(2) The Dunciad is a "progress piece". In Book I (however hazily), and more
clearly in Book II, we have "the idea of a progress from one area of London to
another" (p. 29. The route taken by the Lord Mayor is followed in detail. See pp.
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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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