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Scribl. This learned Critic is to be understood allegorically: The Doctors in this
place mean no more than false Dice, a Cant phrase used amongst Gamesters.
So the meaning of these four sonorous Lines is only this, “Shall I play fair, or soul
Scribl. V. 30. gives her Page the word..] There Was ift: of this name, always ready
to hang any man, of which he was suffered to give a hundred miserable
examples during a long life, even to his dotage. — Tho' the candid Scriblerus
ScRIBL. This good Scholiast, not being acquainted with modern Luxury, was
ignorant that these were only the miracles of French Cookery, and that
particularly Pi— geons en crapeau were a common dish. VER. 555. in all what
one can shine ...
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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