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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.
Homer t (faith Aristotle) was the first who gave the Form, and ( faith Horace) who
adapted the Measure, to heroic poesy. But even before this, may be rationally
presumed from what the antients have left written, was a piece by Homer
Chart res ; His Life now writing, and by whom, ii. 385. D. Dispensary of Dr. Garth,
Book ii. verse 132. Daniel de Foe, In what resembled to V/ill. Prynn. i. ici. Dennis,
(John) His Character of himself, i. 104. Senior to Mr. Dutfey, ii. 275. Esteem'd by ...
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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