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The first objećtion I have heard made to the Poem is, that the persons are too
obscure for satyr. The persons themselves, rather than allow the obječtion, would
forgive the satyr; and if one could be tempted to afford it a serious answer, were
118. an unpay'd taylor] This line has been loudly complained of in Mist, June 8,
Dedic. to Sawney, and others, as a most inhuman satyr on the poverty of Poets:
But it is thought our author would be acquitted by a jury of Taylors. To me this ...
There sunk Thalia, nerveless, cold, and dead, Had not her Sister Satyr held her
head: R E M A R K s. VER. 33. pure Space] i. e. pure and defecated from Matter.
— extatic Stare, the a๋tion of men who look about with full assurance of seeing ...
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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