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A Person must be fix'd upon to support this action, who (to agree with the said
design) must be such an one as is capable of being all three. This phantom in the
poet's mind, must have a name: He seeks for one who hath been concerned in
'Twas here in clouded majesty she shone ; Four guardian Virtues, round, support
her Throne j 45 Fierce champion Fortitude, that knows no fears Of hisses, blows,
or want, or loss of ears : Calm Temperance, whose blessings those partake ...
... ig- " norance, those bretheren so lame and impo- " tent, do ridiculoufly look
very big , and very " dull, and strut, and hobble cheek by jowl, with " their arms on
kimbo, being led, and support- «« ed, and bully -backed by that blind Hector, Im- .
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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