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If a reader examines «« Horace's art of poetry, he will find but few precepts in it,
which he 44 may not meet with in Aristotle ; and which were not commonly known
" by all the poets of the Augustan age. His way of expressing, and ap- d.
But possible it is also that on due reflection, the maker might find ft easier to paint
a Charlemagne, a Brute or a Godfry, with just pomp and dignity heroic, than a
Margites, a Codrus, a Flecknoe, or a tibbald. We shall next declare the occasion ...
... find in the Flying-Pojl of Apr. 13. 1728. some verv flat verses of his against him
and Dr. Sa/. He was all his life a hired writer for a Party, and received his reward
in a small place which he yet enjoys. V e r s 1 207. A youth unknown to Phœbus,
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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