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In his Essays upon Several Subjects, ii 270, to which Pope refers, Blackmore
expressed his abhorrence of this parody, but did not mention Pope by name. "
One of these Champions of Vice is the reputed Author of a detestable Paper . . .
If perseverance gain the Diver's prize, Not everlasting Blackmore this denies: 290
^86 Add 17280.-/: Far worse unhappy D — r succeeds, He search'd for coral, but
he gather'd weeds. 287 see Concanen] *** and *** iy28a-e. R — and Wh — -y ...
259, 275) Blackmore had come in for some amusing ridicule as one of Curll's
authors. Apart from personal grounds, Blackmore earned his place in the
Dunciad on his merits as a writer, and he had been a butt of the wits since his
attack on ...
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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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