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60 Here one poor Word a hundred clenches makes, And ductile dulness new
meanders takes; There motley Images her fancy strike, Figures ill-pair'd, and
Similes unlike. She sees a Mob of Metaphors advance, 65 Pleas'd with the
Madness of ...
In clodded Majesty here Dulness shone; 45 Hour guardian Virtues , round,
support her throne: Fierce champion Fortitude, that knows no fears Of hisses,
blows, or want, or loss of ears: Calm Temperance, whose blessings those
partake Who ...
180 For sure, if Dulness sees a grateful Day, Gondomar the Spanish
Ambassador wou'd speak false Latin to him, on purpose to give him the pleasure
of correcting it, whereby he wrought himself into his good graces. (Arthur Wilson,
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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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