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(saith he) fast asleep “it seems! that's a little too strong. Pert and dull at least you
might have “ allowed me, but as seldom asleep as any fool".” However, the
injured Hero may comfort himself with this reflexion, that tho' it be sleep, yet it is
not the ...
VER. 20. her Laureat son reclines.] With great judgment it is imagined by the Poet
, that such a Collegue as Dulness had elected, should sleep on the Throne, and
have very little share in the Aétion of the Poem. Accordingly he hath done little ...
First it seizeth the Churches and Chapels; then catcheth the Schools, where, tho'
the boys be unwilling to sleep, the Masters are not: Next Westminstcr-hall, much
more hard indeed to subdue, and not totally put to silence even by the Goddess:
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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