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The standard biographies are G. Sherburn's The Early Career of Alexander Pope
, 1934, and W. J. Courthope's life in vol. v of the Elwin-Courthope edition of
Pope's works, 1871-89. Sherburn's account stops at 1 727. 1688 (May 21)
Alexander Pope James Runcieman Sutherland. Call forth each mass, a poem or
a play. How Hints, like spawn, scarce quick in embryo lie, How new-born
Nonsense first is taught to cry, Maggots half-form'd, in rhyme exactly meet, And
learn to ...
Alexander Pope James Runcieman Sutherland. government. In his youthful
volume of Poems upon Several Occasions (1722), there is some praise of Pope.
Some later verses were published in Savage's Miscellaneous Poems and ...
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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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