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Chromatic tortures] That species of the ancient music called the Chromatic was a
variation and embellishment, in odd irregularities, of the Diatonic kind. They say it
was invented about the time of Alexander, and that the Spartans forbad the use ...
In ancient Sense if any needs will deal, Be sure I give them Fragments, not a
Meal; 230 What Gellius or Stobaeus hash'd before, Or chew'd by blind old
Scholiasts o'er and o'er. The critic Eye, that microscope of Wit, 23 1 hash'd] cook'd
Ibid, still to cheat] Some read skill, but that is frivolous, for Annuls hath that skill
already; or if he had not, skill were not wanting to cheat such persons. Bentl P.W.
361. hunt th' Athenian fowl] The Owl stamp'd on the reverse of the ancient money
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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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