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... be found complaining in The British Journal, July 10, 1725, of the state of
contemporary literature, and promising his readers "a Satyr upon Dullness" which
would have as its chief aim "the Correction of petty Scribblers." The Scriblerus
chains" at i 86, a change which gave Pope the chance to write a mocking note in
the name of Scriblerus. Professor Griffith regards Pope's note as "further
evidence that the edition is a real pirated edition." It may be so; but, on the
grounds that ...
M. SCRIBLERUS Lectori. TH E Errata of this Edition l we thought (gentle reader)
to have trusted to thy candor and benignity, to correct with thy pen, as accidental
Faults escaped the press: But seeing that certain Censors do give to such the ...
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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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