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Hence springs each weekly Muse, the living boast Of Curl's chaste press, and
Lintot's rubric post, Hence hymning Tyburn's elegiac lay, 38 Curl's . . . Lintot's] C
— /'s . . . L—t's ijzSa-f. 33. The cave of Poverty <In 1714 Theobald had published
He was under contract to Lintot to translate four plays of Sophocles, but the Ajax
was not one of those. It is not attributed to him in any other contemporary account
of his work. Lintot advertised it (Daily Courant, March 15, 1714) as "Translated ...
But lofty Lintot in the circle rose; "This prize is mine; who tempt it, are my foes: 50 "
With me began this genius, and shall end." He spoke, and who with Lintot shall
contend? Fear held them mute. Alone untaught to fear, 49 Lintot] L — / ijs8a-f.
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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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