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1 The "ridiculous book" was Gibber's celebrated pamphlet, A Letter from Mr
Cibber, to Mr Pope, published in the summer of 1742. Pope had certainly reason
to be angry with Gibber, for the old actor had raked together some ludicrous and
Alexander Pope James Runcieman Sutherland. DEFOE, Benjamin Norton (fl.
1720). A ii 383; B ii 415. In the Preface to Savage's Author to be Let, the
statement about Norton Defoe's origin is repeated — "Daniel de Foe's Son of
Love, by a lady ...
Alexander Pope James Runcieman Sutherland. London earned him the tide of "
surintendant des plaisirs d'Angleterre" — a French equivalent for "Master of the
Revels", an office which he actually held under George II. (See James Bramston
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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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