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Instead, he had sent to Motte the prose treatise, Peri Bathous: Or the Art of
Sinking in Poetry, a work to which several members of the Scriblerus Club may
have contributed — Arbuth- not in particular — but which in its final form was
Pope retaliated in 1788 by placing him among the didappers in the Peri Bathous.
Dennis dedicated his Remarks on Mr. Pope's Rape of the Lock to him. Pope
attributed the clever but cruel caricature of himself in Pope Alexander's
He wrote the prologue f Moore Smythe's Rival Modes, 1727. In the Peri Bathous
Theobald was class by Pope among the eels and swallows; and in "A Fragment
of a Satire," pu lished in the same volume of Miscellanies as the Peri Bathous, ...
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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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