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THE King being proclaimed, the solemnity is graced with publick Games and
sports of various kinds; (not instituted by the Hero, as by jEneas in Virgil, but for
greater honour by the Goddess in person; in like manner as the games Pythia, ...
Mine, Goddess! mine is all the horned race. True, he had wit, to make their value
rise; From foolish Greeks to steal them, was as wise; More glorious yet, from barb'
rous hands to keep, When Sallee Rovers chac'd him on the deep. 380 Then ...
5 1 5 Thy Magus, Goddess! shall perform the rest." With that, aWizARD old his
Cup extends; He had, however, given offence to Pope by attacking him in a satire
. (See The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Worthy Montagu, ed. Lord Wharncliffe,
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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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