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39 Rolli the feather to his ear conveys, Then his nice taste directs -our Operas:
Welsted his mouth with Classic flatt'ry opes, 200 And the puff'd Orator bursts out
in trope& But Oldmixon the Poet's healing balm Strives to extract from his soft, ...
Forther he lays of him, that " he hath prophesy'd his own poetry flull be " sweeter
than Catullus, Ovid, and Tibullus, " but we have little hope of the accomplishment
" of it from what he hath lately publifh'd." Upon which Mr. Oldmixon has not ...
Oldmixon] 8° 1728. } . □ • Gulliveriana, and Alexandriana. "With an ample
Preface and Critique on Swift and Pope's Miscellanies [By Jonathan Smedley.]
Printed for J. Robert 'i 8" 1728. Advertised before the publication of the Dunciad
in the ...
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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