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For Joseph Mitchell (1684- 1738, born at Ratho) see Biog. App.> Horneck and
Roome] These two are worthily coupled, being both virulent Party-writers; and
one wou'd think prophetically, since immediately after the publishing of this Piece
<See Biog. App., Bond, Foxton.> 1 52. damn'd to Fame <In a cancelled passage
in E. on C, to follow 1. 1 23, Pope had written ". . . and Perault ne'er been damn'd
to fame."> Break Priscian's head, and Pegasus's neck; Down, down they larum, ...
See Biog. App., vol. iv. Pope may have met this notorious jutige in 1739. Writing
to Fortescue, July 26, he stated: "I am within a mile of your brother Page, who
threatens to come hither: and it i very probable I may see him at dinner tomorrow.
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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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