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Here swells the shelf with Ogilby the great; There, stamp'd with arms, Newcastle
shines complete: Here all his suff'ring brotherhood retire, And 'scape the
martyrdom of jakes and fire: 145 A Gothic Library! of Greece and Rome Well purg'
d, and ...
But pious Needham dropt the name of God; Back to the Devil the last echoes roll,
And Coll! each Butcher roars at Hockley-hole. So when Jove's block descended
from on high (As fings thy great forefather Ogilby) R E M A R K S. Loud thunder ...
253. , O OGilby, John, i. 141. 328. Oldmixon, John, ii. 283. Ozell, John, i. 285.
Ostrogoths, iii. 93. Omar, the Cali ; iii. 81. Owls, i. 271. 290. iii. 54. -- Athenian, iv.
362. Osborne, bookseller, ii. 167. Osborne, mother, ii. 312. Prynn, William, i. 103.
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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