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Homer t (faith Aristotle) was the first who gave the Form, and ( faith Horace) who
adapted the Measure, to heroic poesy. But even before this, may be rationally
presumed from what the antients have left written, was a piece by Homer
Homerides, or a Letter to Mr. Pope, occafion'd by his intended Translation of
Homer. By Sir Iliad Doggrel. [T. Burnet and G. Ducket Esquires] Printed for W.
Wilkins, 1715. Price 6d. Æsop at the Bear-garden. A Vision in imitation of the
Temple of ...
(I) Mr. POPE's Homer. - The Homer which Lintot prints, docs not talk like Homer,
but like Pope j and he who translated him one wou'd swear had a Hill in
Tipperary for his Parnassus, and a puddle in some Bog for his Hippocrene. (ot)
He has no ...
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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