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Do not gentle reader, rest too secure in thy contempt of the Instruments for such a
revolution in learning, or despise such weak agents as have been described in
our poem, but remember what the Dutch stories somewhere relate, that a great ...
is lost (that is to say suspended) during the Yawn (far be it from our Author to
suggest it could be lost any longer!) but it spreadelh at large over all the rest of
the Kingdom, to such a degree, that Palinurus himself (tho' as incapable of
sleeping as ...
Wits have short Memories, and Dunces none) 620 Relate, who first, who last
resign'd to rest; Whose Heads she partly, whose completely blest; What Charms
could Faction, what Ambition lull, The Venal quiet, and intrance the Dull; 'Till
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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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