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Alexander Pope James Runcieman Sutherland. Mr. OLDMIXON, in his
forementioned Essay, frequently commends the same. And the painful Mr. LEWIS
THEOBALD thus extols it1, "The spirit of Homer breathes all through this 5 "
And Pope's, translating three whole years with Broome. "Proceed great days! till
Learning fly the shore, Till Birch shall blush with noble blood no more, 330 Till
Thames see Eton's sons for ever play, Till Westminster's whole year be holiday;
Trouble with Pope probably started with the publication in 1 714 of Oldmixon 's
Miscellany, Poems and Translations, in which he included Pope's "Receipt to
make a Cuckold", and went out of his way to apologize for its indecency.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lizpatanders - LibraryThing
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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