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There appears to be no clear evidence to support the unsavoury charge about
Curll's "condition"; but he was "generally held to be of an immoral character." —
New and General Biographical Dictionary (1798) iv 447. A writer in Mist's Journal
In clouded Majesty here Dulness shone; 45 Four guardian Virtues, round,
support her throne: Fierce champion Fortitude, that knows no fears Of hisses,
blows, or want, or loss of ears: Calm Temperance, whose blessings those
partake Who ...
Religion blushing veils her sacred fires'] Blushing, not only at the view of these
her false supports in the present overflow of dulness, but at the memory of the
past; when the barbarous learning of so many ages was solely employed in ...
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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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