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He answered all Dryden's political Poems; and being cry'd up on one side,
succeeded not a little in his Tragedy of the Empress of Morocco (the first that was
ever printed with Cuts.) "Upon this he grew insolent, the "Wits writ against his
men, as he is most unmerciful in his own Reflections on others, (h) With as good
right as his Holiness, he sets up for Poetical Infallibility, (f) Mr. D R Y D E N only a
Versifyer. His whole Libel is all bad matter, beautify'd (which is all that 5 can be ...
The Translator puts in a little Burlesque now and then into Virgil, for a Ragout to
his cheated Subscribers, (w) Mr. DRYDEN trick'd his Subscribers. I wonder that
any man who cou'd not but be conscious of his own unfitness for it, shou'd go to ...
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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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