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The action of the Dunciad takes place on Lord Mayor's day, 1 7 19. Why_i7ig?T'A
possible hypothesis — and nothing more —is that the puem~OTiginated in the
choice of a city poet (who 'functioned' on Lord Mayor's Day) in burlesque of the ...
'Twos on the Day when Thorold] Sir George Thorold Lord Mayor of London, in the
Year 1 720. The Procession of a Lord Mayor is made partly by land, and partly by
water. (Thorold, Lord Mayor in 1719, died on Oct. 29, 1722. — St. James's ...
Lord-Chancellor. of. Plays,. 320. 320. Cibber]. C. —. r. ijs8a-f. "of all the
Galimatia's he ever met with, none comes up to some verses of this "Poet, which
have as much of the Ridiculum and the Fustian in 'em as can well "be jumbled
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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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