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He here imputes all scandalous rhimes, scurrilous weekly papers, lying news,
base flatteries, wretched elegies, songs, Mid verses ( even from those fung at
Court, to ballads in the streets) not so much to Malice or Servility as to Dulnefs ;
It may not be amiss to give an instance or two of these Operations of Dulnefs out
of the Authors celebrated in the Poem. A great Critick formerly held these
Clenches in such abhorrence, that he declared, " He that would Pun, would pick
Angel of Dulnefs, sent to scatter round Her magic charms o'er all unclassic
ground : REMARKS. Vimi 244. Lo ! one vast Egg .] In another of these Farces
Harlequin is hatch'd upoa the Stage, out of a large Egg, IMITATIONS. Vikii 240.
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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