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Epic poem, written by Homer himself, and anterior even to the Iliad or Odyssey. . .
Now forasmuch as our Poet had translated those two famous works of Homer
which are yet left j. he did conceive it in some fort his duty to imitate that also
But as Homer, singing only the Wrath of Achilles, yet includes in his poem the
whole history of the Trojan war, in like manner our author hath drawn into this
single action the whole history of Dulness and her children. To this end she is ...
But there may arise some obscurity in Chronology from the Names in the Poem,
by the inevitable removal of some Authors, and insertion of others, in their Niches
. For whoever will consider the Unity of the whole design, will be sensible, that ...
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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