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First, taking things from their original, he confidereth the Causes creative of such
authors, namely Dulness and Poverty ; the one born with them, the other
contracted, by" neglect of their proper talent thro' self conceit of greater abilities.
i i □ □'□ □ ' nw^ — — — — — — — mmmm 295 Happier thy fortunes ! like a
rolling stone, Thy giddy dulness still shall lumber on, Safe in its heaviness, can
never stray, And licks up every blockhead in the way. Thy dragons Magistrates
57- C. CArdinal Virtues of Dulness, Book i. verse 45 to 50. Cave of Poverty, a
Poem of Tibbald, commended by Mr. Giles Jacob, i. 106. Its extraordinary
Conclusion, i. 226. C a x t o n, his Prologue- to Virgils .Æneidos, App. N1*. Cooke
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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