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THE King being proclaimed, the solemnity is graced with publick Games and
sports of various kinds; (not instituted by the Hero, as by /Eneas in Virgil, but for
greater honour by the Goddess in person; in like manner as the games Pythia, ...
In peace, great Goddess, ever be ador'd; How keen the war, if Dulness olraw the
sword ! ... on its way, That lifts our Goddess to imperial sway; This fav'rite Isle,
long sever'd from her reign, 1 25 Dove-like, she gathers to her wings again.
"Oh (cry'd the Goddess) for some pedant Reign! 1 75 Some gentle J a m f. s , to
bless the land again; 1 74. that Master-piece of Man] viz. an Epigram. The famous
Dr. South declared a perfect Epigram to be as difficult a performance as an Epic ...
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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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