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Horace has “even in his Art of Poetry thrown out several things which plainly
shew, “he thought an Art of Poetry was of no use, even while he was writing “ one
.” To all which great authorities, we can only oppose that of Mr. A D D 1 so N. “'
... and to Sir RoBERT WAlpole, for good Government while in power": At another
time, to the godlike SocRATEs, for his diversions and amusements"; to HoRace,
Most A1GNE, and Sir William TEMPLE, for an elegant Wanity that makes them for
"Tis true, on Words is still our whole debate, 220 Disputes of Me or Té, of aut or at
, To sound or sink in cano, O or A, Or give up Cicero to C or K. Let Freind affect to
speak as Terence spoke, And Alsop never but like Horace joke: 225 For me, ...
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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