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The bookseller, pro“posed the book by subscription, and raised some thousands
of pounds for “the same: I believe the gentleman did not share in the profits of this
ex“travagant subscription. “After the Iliad, he undertook (saith M 1 st's Jo ...
But if there be living any one nobleman whose friendship, yea any one
gentleman whose subscription Mr. Addison procured to our author; let him stand
forth, that truth may appear ! Amicus Plato, amicus Socrates, sed magis amica
A Gentleman of genius and spirit, who was secretly dipt in some papers of this
kind, on whom our Poet bestows a panegyric instead of a satyr, as deserving to
be better employed than in Party-quarrels and personal invečtives. VER. 299.
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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