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DENNIS, Ran. on Horn. Pf'ef. p. 2. and p. 91. &c.) < Quoted mainly from the
Preface. The words "you shall see what" are Pope's own.) Besides these publick-
spirited reasons, Mr. D. had a private one; which by his manner of expressing it in
Vide List of scurrilous Papers. — Erasmus, his advice to him, ii. 50. MILBOURNE,
a fair Critic, and why, »• 349- Madness, of what sort Mr. Dennis's was, according
to Plato, i. 106. — According to himself, ii. 268. Mercuries and Magazines, i. 42.
DENNIS, John (1657-1734) Ai 104, ii 231, 271, iii 167; Bi 106, ii 239, iii 173. Critic
and dramatist. An unguarded comment by Pope (Essay OH Criticism, 11. 582-7)
on one of his tragedies enraged Dennis, who was never difficult to provoke.
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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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