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No less peremptory is the censure of our hypercritical Historian - Mr. Ol D M I x o
N. “I dare not say any thing of the Essay on Criticism in verse; but if any “more
curious reader has discovered in it something new which is not in “Dryden's ...
of the Po e M. xxix dicator; the fourth, the bawling Critic, or noisy Poet; the fifth, the
dark and dirty Party-writer; and so of the rest; assigning to each some proper
name or other, such as he could find. - As for the Charaćiers, the public hath ...
The language of poesy brings all into action; and to represent a Critic
encompassed with books, but without a supper, is a pićture which lively
expresseth how much the true Critic prefers the diet of the mind to that of the body
, one of which he ...
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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