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This man published advertisements for a year together, pretending to sell Mr.
Pope's Subscription books of Homer's Iliad at half the price: Of which books he
had none, but cut to the size of them (which was Quarto) the common books in
Mr. PO PE's Ho M. E. R. The Homer which Lintot prints, does not talk like Homer,
but like Pope; and he who translated him one would swear had a Hill in Tipperary
for his Parnassus, and a puddle in some Bog for his Hippocrene". He has no ...
Great Fools will be christen'd by the names of great Poets, and Pope will be call'd
Homer “. A Thing.] A little abjea. Thing". * Homerides, p. 1, &c. Lock, Pref. * 9. *
British Journal, Nov. 25, 1727. * Char. of Mr. P. pag. 3. * Dennis, Daily Journal ...
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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