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... one creature should be unknown, wou'd fancy him a w -prodigy of art and
nature, would believe that all the great qualities *' of these persons were centred
in .him Alone — -,But if I should «« venture to assure him, that the Peocpae. .of E:
it is the mark of God and Nature " upon him, to give us warning that we should "
hold no society with him, as a creature not " of our original, nor of our species :
And they " who have refused to take this warning which " God and Nature have ...
But by the frequency of his allusions to Virgil, and a labored (not to fay affected)
Jbortness in imitation of him, I should think him more an admirer of the Roman
Poet than of the Grecian, and in that not of the (ame taste with his Friend.
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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