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THIS Poem, as it celebrateth the most grave and antient of .things, Chaos, Night
and Dulness, so is it of the most grave and antient kind. Homer, (saith Aristotle)
was the first who gave the Form, and (saith Horace) who adapted the Measure, ...
Something like this is in Homer, II. 10. ver. 120. of Diomed. Two different manners
of the same author in his Similes, are also imitated in the two following; the first of
the Bailiff, is short, unadorn'd, and (as the Critics well know) from familiar life; ...
Homerides, or a Letter to Mr. Pope, occasion'd by his intended Translation of
Homer. By Sir Iliad Doggrel. [T. Burnet and G. Ducket Esquires] Printed for W.
Wilkins, 1715. Price 6c/.1 iEsop at the Bear-garden. A Vision in imitation of 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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