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... was a great Pretender to Poetical “ Zeal, and abused the greatest Persona“ges
in power, which brought upon “ him frequent correótion. The Mar“shalsea and
Newgate were no strangers “ to him.” WINst ANLY, Lives of Poets. Ibid. Gildon] ...
... says an Enemy, “ to any one, who has a poetical ear, to in his Essay on the
Dunciad, p. 21. - “ read them without perceiving the heag 'e I M I T A T I o N s.
VER. 380, 381. The same their talents, – Each prompt, &c.] - Ambo forentes
And Mr. Philips, by a poetical creation, hath raised up finer beds of flowers than
the most industrious gardiner; his roses, endivcs, lillies, king-cups, and daffidils
blow all in the same season. But the better to discover the merits of our two ...
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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