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Certain it is, that dividing our writers into two classes, of such who were
acquaintance, and of such who were strangers, to our author; the former are
those who speak well, and the other those who speak evil of him. Of the first class
, the most ...
Thrice Budgel aim'd to speak, but thrice supprest By potent Arthur, knock'd his
chin and breast. Toland and Tindal, prompt at priests to jeer, 4oo Yet silent bow'd
to Christ's No kingdom here. Who sate the nearest, by the words o'ercome, Slept
375 Speak'st thou of Syrian Princes? Traitor base! Mine, Goddess! mine is all the
horned race. True, he had wit, to make their value rise; From foolish Greeks to
steal them, was as wise; More glorious yet, from barb'rous hands to keep, 380 ...
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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