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The beloved seat of the Goddess is described, with her chief attendants and
officers, her functions, operations, and effects. Then the poem hasts into the midst
of things, presenting her on the evening of a Lord Mayor's day, revolving the long
TH E King being proclaimed, the solemnity is graced with pub- lick Games and
sports of various kinds ; (not instituted by the Hero, as by Æneas in Virgil, but for
greater honour by the Goddess in person} in like manner as the games Pytbia ...
Oft, as he fish'd her nether realms for wit, The Goddess favour'd him, and favours
yet. g$ Renew'd by ordure's sympathetic force. As oil'd with magic juices for the
course, Vig'rous he rises j from th' effluvia strong Imbibes new life, and scours ...
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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