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Book i. Verse 8. E'er Pallas issu'dfrom the Thund'rers head. E'er is the contraction
of ever, but that is by no means the sense in this place: Correct it, without the
least scruple, E're, the contraction of or-ere, an old English word for before.
Book ii. verse 79. Imitations. — Terrasque fretamque. Read fretumque, Neut.
Unskilfulness in Latin! Ibid, verse 88. — pee 8' 'Aft^porov, correct the Accents thus
, pee 8' * Afj.fi porov — Tre'pye, Corr. Tre'p re. Want of understanding in Greek!
Note on Verse 3. Edm. Curll stood in tlie Pillory at Charing-Cross, in March i yaj.] "
This, saith Edm. Curll, "is a false Assertion, — "I had indeed the Corporal
punishment of "what the Gentlemen of the Long Robe are pleas'd jocosely to call,
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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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