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But Oldmixon, fife.] Mr. John Oldmixon (next to Mr. Dennis the most ancient Critick
of our Nation) not so happy as laborious in Poetry, and therefore perhaps
characteriz'd by the Taller, N°. 62. by the name of Omicron the unborn Poet.
Strives to extract from his soft, giving palm; 200 Unlucky Oldmixon! thy lordly
master ""The more thou ticklest, gripes his fist the faster. While thus each hand
promotes the pleasing pain, And quick sensations skip from vein to vein, 201
OLDMIXON, John (1673-1742). A ii 199; B ii 283. Miscellaneous writer. Trouble
with Pope probably started with the publication in 1 714 of Oldmixon 's Miscellany
, Poems and Translations, in which he included Pope's "Receipt to make a ...
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The Dunciad Variorum with the Prolegomena of Scriblerus i
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