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Pope's note is made up of excerpts from Jacob's Poetical Register, p. 318, and
his Historical Account, pp. 299-300.) He very grossly, and unprovok'd, abused in
that book the Author's Friend Mr. Gay. (lyxgb-si. Of Three Hours qfter Marriage ...
20. be chosen <The gibe here is directed at the poetical intoxication of Dennis.
There is no reason to suppose that Dennis was an intemperate drinker.^ 22.
stealing <"Cabbage: Shreds (or larger pieces) of cloth cut off by tailors in the
Academy for Poetical Education, 33. Her Cardinal Virtues, 45, &c. Her Ideas,
Productions, and Creation, 55. &c. Her Survey and Contemplation of her Works,
79, &c. And of her Children, 93. Their uninterrupted Succession, 98, &c. to 108 ...
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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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