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He was concerned in a Paper call'd the Censor, and a translation of Ovid, as we
find from Mr. Dennis's Remarks on Pope's Homer, p. g. 10. "There is a notorious
Ideot, one hight Whachum, who "from an under-spur-leather to the Law, ...
<Ovid, Met. xv 879: si quid habent veri vatum praesagia. — Wakefield.) 74.
Vaticide <The poet was often called votes. Curll was a vaticide because he was a
murderer of poets, either by paying them too little, or by producing inaccurate
He was Author of some forgotten Plays, Translations, and other pieces. He was
concerned in a paper called the Censor, and a Translation of Ovid. "There is a
notorious Idiot, one hight Whachum, who, from an under-spur- "leather to the Law
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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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