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The famous lines on Welsted ("Flow Welsted, flow! like thine inspirer, Beer")
occur in the course of the Vision in Book III: one might reasonably expect a "Lo
Welsted" rather than a "Flow Welsted" at this point. Did the four lines on Welsted
Welsted! 17350-42. thy lordly] thy unfeeling 17350-42. own Hand. He was all his
life a virulent Party-writer for hire, and received his reward in a small place which
he yet enjoys. (17350-51. In 1743 the last clause was amended to: "which he ...
Flow, Welsted, flow! &c.] Parody on Denham, Cooper's Hill <i88-9i>. 0 could I flow
like thee, and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme. Tho' deep,
yet clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull; Strong, without rage; without o'er/lowing, full.
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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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