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Virgil writeth thus: Mn. 1 <i66-8> — Fronte sub adversa scopulis pendentibus
antrum: Intus aqua dukes, vivoq; sedilia saxo; Nympharum dotnus. May we not
say in like manner, "The Nymphs must be the Waters and the "Stones, or the
At pater Anchises penitus convdlle virenti Inclusas animas, superumque ad
lumen ituras, Lustrabat Virg. /En. 6. <679-8i. Dryden, translating freely, had
rendered Virgil's "inclusas animas" as "Spirits, which . . . new Bodies wait." Cf. 1.
ai below.) ...
Mr. DRYDEN's Virgil. Tonson calls it Dry den's Virgil, to show that this is not that
Vir- 10 gil so admired in the Augustaean age, but a Virgil of another stamp, a silly,
impertinent, nonsensical Writer, (m) None but a Bavius, a Mevius, or a Bathyllus ...
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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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