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He is followed (as in fame, so in judgment) by the modest and simpleminded Mr.
L E on A R D W E L S T E D ; Who, out of great respect to our poet not naming
him, doth yet glance at his Essay, together with the Duke of Buckingham's, and
Where o'er the gates, by his fam'd father's hand Great Cibber's brazen, brainless
brothers stand; One Cell there is, conceal'd from vulgar eye, The Cave of Poverty
and Poetry. 35 Keen, hollow winds howl thro' the bleak recess, Emblem of ...
VER. 282. “A peck of coal a-piece] Our indulgent Poet, whenever he has spoken
of any dirty or low work, constantly puts us in mind of the Poverty of the offenders,
as the only extenuation of such pračtices. Let any one but remark, when a Thief, ...
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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