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The loftiest heroics, the lowest ballads, treatises against the state or church,
satyrs on lords and ladies, raillery on wits and authors, squabbles with
booksellers, or even full and true accounts of monsters, poisons, and 5 murders;
of any hereof ...
Is a just Satyr on the Flatteries and Falsehoods admitted to be inscribed on the
walls of Churches in Epitaphs. <". . . the zeal of the first reformers was ill-placed in
... suffering epitaphs (that is to say, flatteries and false history) to be the burden of
B.M. 641 e 28 (3~4).> 39. But Sober History] History attends on Tragedy, Satyr on
Comedy, as their substitutes in the discharge of their distinct functions: the one in
high life, recording the crimes and punishments of the great; the other in low, ...
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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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