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The scene closes with a Grand Ballet. > 240. And other planets} Virg. JEn. 6 <64I
>. , - solemque swan, sua sydera norunl. 241. The forests dance <Pope meant
these words to be taken literally; but cf. his Messiah, 26: Sec nodding forests on ...
... have escaped the learned Editor: a few whereof we shall here amend, out of a
much greater number, as an instance of our regard to this dear Rclick. (
Theobald's own phrase in his dedication of the play to Bubb Dodington.) ACT i.
60 For this, our Queen unfolds to vision true Thy mental eye, for thou hast much
to view: Old scenes of glory, times long cast behind Shall, first recall'd, rush
forward to thy mind: Then stretch thy sight o'er all her rising reign, 65 And let the
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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
The Dunciad Variorum with the Prolegomena of Scriblerus i
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