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Alexander Pope. See Christians, Jews, one heavy sabbath keep ; And all the
Western World believe and sleep. Lo Rome herself,, proud mistress now no more
Of arts, but thund'ring against Heathen lore i .95 Her gray-hair'd Synods damning
A PARALLEL O F T H E CHARACTERS O F Mr. DRYDEN and Mr. P O P E, Mr.
POPE. % .His Politicks, Rzligion, Morals. MR. Pope is an open and mortal Enemy
to his Country, and the C*4n- monwealth of Learning, (a) Some caJl him a Popish
Mr. POPE only a Versifyer. The smooth numbers of the Dunciad are all that
recommend it, nor has it any other merit. (Jk) It must be own'd that he hath got a
notable Knack of rhymeing, and writing smooth verse. (I) Mr. POPE's Homer.
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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