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(.quoth he) of the u depravity of genius and taste, the approbation this Essay
meets ** with! '• — I can safely affirm, that I never attack'd any of these ** writings,
unless they had Success, infinitely beyond their merit. / — □* This, tho' an empty,
flection* upon his Genius : An honest mind " wil] love and esteem .1 m.tn it ~M>r'.
h, the' he " be deform'd or poor. Yet the author ot" the " Duncud hath libelPd a
person for his r/tfiil " Length of face f Wist'j J o u r n. Jvm 8. This Genius and m.tn
He hath a knack it smooth verse, but without either Genius or good Sense, or any
tolerable knowledge of English. The qualities which distinguish Homer are the
beauties of his Diction and the harmony of bis Versification But this little Author ...
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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