Results 1-3 of 83
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 ...
Hither flock the Poets and Cri. tics, attended, as is but just, with their Patrons and
Booksellers. The Goddess is first pleased, for ber disport, to propose games to
the Booksellers, and settetb up the Phantom of a Poet, which they contend to ...
He was then saluted by common consent with the title of “archi-poeta, or arch-
poet, in the style of those days, in ours, Poet Laureate. This “ honour the poor
man received with the most sensible demonstrations of joy, his “ eyes drunk with
What people are saying - Write a review
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