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Pope's reply was the famous emetic administered to Curll. The incident is
narrated at length in his pamphlet, A Full and Tnu Account of. . . Mr. Edmund Curll
. See N. Ault, Pope's Prose, I xcv f.> 56. So take the hindmost Hell] Horace de Art.
159. Chetwood the name of a Bookseller, whose Wife was said to have as great
an influence over her husband, as Boileau's Perruquiere. See Lutrin. Cant. 2. —
Henry Curl, the worthy son of his father Edmund. <For Chetwood, see Biog.
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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The Dunciad Variorum with the Prolegomena of Scriblerus I
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