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Bui Oldmixon, &c.] Mr. John Oldmixon (next to Mr. Dennis the most ancient Cri
tick of our Nation) not so happy as lab< rious in Poetry, and therefore perhaps
characteriz'd by the Taller, N°. 62. by the name of Omicron the unborn Poet.
Strrves to extract from his soft, giving palm; 200 Unlucky Oldmixon! thy lordly
master The more thou ticklest, gripes his fist the faster. While thus each hand
promotes the pleasing pain, And quick sensations skip from vein to vein, 20 1
OLDMIXON, John (1673-1742). A ii 199; B ii 283. Miscellaneous writer. Trouble
with Pope probably started with the publication in 1 7 1 4 of Old mixon's
Miscellany, Poems and Translations, in which he included Pope's "Receipt to
make a ...
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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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