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in Verse and prose, that have been written by the moderns on this " ground work,
they do but hackney the same thoughts over again, " making them still more trite.
Most of their pieces are nothing but " a pert, insipid heap of common place.
However, lest we imagine our Author's Success was constant and universal, they
acquaint us of certain Works in a less degree of repute, .whereof (althp* own'd by
others) yet do they assure us he is the writer. Of this fort Mr. Dennis ascribes to ...
Bond, Besaleel, Breval, not living Writers, but Phantoms, ii. 118. Booksellers, how
they run for a Poet, ii. 27, 13c. Bailiffs, how Poets run from them,, ii. 57- C.
CArdinal Virtues of Dulness, Book i. verse 45 to 50. Cave of Poverty, a Poem of ...
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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