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He has discover'd her to be the publisher in his Key, p. 1 1. But our Poet had no
thought of reflecting on her in this passage; on the contrary, he has been inform'd
she is a decent woman and in misfortunes. <Curll's phrase (The Curliad, p. 31).
159, Henry Curl], not his father, is the antagonist of Chetwood; but the note on
Henry Curll probably refers to "his son" of the line following. Henry Curll (who
died some time before 1742 — R. Straus, The Unspeakable Curll, p. 190), took
CURLL, Edmund ( 1675-1 747), passim. Bookseller. Curll was an unscrupulous,
persistent, and adroit publisher, who realized the commercial value of scandal
and impudence. He published a number of useful works, but he concentrated ...
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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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