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The loftiest heroics, the lowest ballads, treatises against the state or church,
satyrs on lords and ladies, raillery on wits and authors, squabbles with
booksellers, or even full and true accounts of monsters, poisons, and 5 murders;
of any hereof ...
... the words of which are happily drown'd in the voices and Instruments. <In The
Battle of the Poets (1729) T. Cooke was to sneer at Pope's own Ode on St.
Cecilia's Day.) VERSE 41. Is a just Satyr on the Flatteries and Falsehoods
admitted to ...
Goode writ a Satyr on our Author, caWd the Mock .<Esop.] "Bar. Goode maketh
Oath, with "most solemn Protestation, that herein he is greatly wronged; and "
wisheth the most heavy Curses to fall on himself and his Family, "if ever he wrote
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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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