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... of Plodding) was to be exemplified in some one, great and remarkable Aéïion s
: And none could be more so than that which our poet hath chosen, viz. the
restoration of the reign of Chaos and Night, by the ministry of Dulness their
Still her old Empire to restore she tries, For, born a Goddess, Dulness never dies.
O Thou! whatever title please thine ear, 20 Dean, Drapier, Bickerstaff, or Gulliver !
Whether thou chuse Cervantes' serious air, Or laugh and shake in Rablais' ...
... Alludes to the boasted restoration of the AEolic Digamma, in his long projected
Edition of Homer. He calls it something more than Letter, from the enormous
figure it would make among the . other letters, being one Gamma set upon the ...
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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