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As to the rest, there is a slight mistake, for this younger muse was an elder: Nor
was the gentleman (who is a friend of our 10 author) cmploy'd by Mr. Addison to
translate it after him, since he saith himself that he did it before'*. Contrariwise
.MIST'S JOURNAL, June 8, 1728. 5 "Mr. Addison raised this author from obscurity
, obtained "him the acquaintance and friendship of the whole 'body of our "nobility
, and transferred his powerful interests with those great "men to this rising bard, ...
our author's own hand to Mr. Addison himself, and never made public, "till after
their own Journals, and Curl had printed the same. One name alone, which I am
here authorised to declare, will sufficiently evince this truth, that of the right ...
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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
The Dunciad Variorum with the Prolegomena of Scriblerus I
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