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But even this will not help them : Deformity becomes an objećt of Ridicule when a
man sets up for being handsome; and so must Dulness when he sets up for a Wit.
They are not ridiculed because Ridicule in itself is, or ought to be, a pleasure; ...
However he offered the service of his pen to two great men, of opinions and
interests direčtly opposite; by both of whom being rejećted, he set up a new
Projećt, and styled himself the Royforer of ancient elequence. He thought “ it as
lawful to ...
Indeed he confesses, he dares not set “ him quite on the same foot with Jirgil, “
lest it should seem flattery; but he is “ much mistaken if posterity does not “ afford
him a greater sizem than he at • present enjoys.” He endeavour'd to create some
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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