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"*Upon reading the third volume of Pope's Miscellanies, I 10 "found five lines
which I thought eKcellent; and happening to "praise them, a gentleman produced
a modern comedy (the "Rival Modes) published last year, where were the same ...
&c. A yawning ruin &c.] Hear upon this place the forecited Critick on the DunciaJ.
<i.e. James Ralph, Sawney, p. viii. Pope afterwards altered those lines. Cf.
Dunciad B i 33-4.) "These lines (saith he) have no Construction, or are "
Here The New Dunciad has been expanded from the 618 lines of 77420 to 648
lines: the 1 743 quarto has 6501 The volume is made up of remainder sheets of
the previous (i.e. second) edition of the Works, vol. iii, pt. ii, but many new leaves
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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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