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For thee I dim these eyes, and stuff this head, 165 With all such reading as was
never read; For thee supplying, in the worst of days, Notes to dull books, and
prologues to dull plays; 164. And crucify poor Shakespcar once a week] For
Thee shall each Ale-house, thee each Gill-liouse mourn, And answ'ring Gin-
shops sowrer sighs return! 140 "Lo next two slip-shod Muses traipse along, In
lofty madness, meditating song, With tresses staring from poetic dreams, And
"A second see, by meeker manners known, And modest as the maid that sips
alone; From the strong fate of drams if thou get free, 145 Another Durfey, Ward !
shall sing in thee. Thee shall each ale-house, thee each gill-house mourn, 131.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lizpatanders - LibraryThing
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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