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Mr. Dryden in Mack-Fleckno, has not scrupled to mention the Morning Toast at
which the fishes bite in the Thames, Pising Alley, Reliques of the Bum, &c. but our
author is more grave, and (as a fine writer says of Virgil in his Georgics) tosses ...
So that when I remark'd in a former paper, that Virgil's Eclogues taken altogether
are rather selečt poems than Pastorals; I might have said the same thing with no
less truth of Theocritus. The reason of this I take to be yet unobserved by the ...
Mr. Dryden's genius did not appear in anything more than his Versification, and
whether he is to be ennobled for that only, is a question'. Mr. D R Y DE N's W I
R. G. I. L. Tonson calls it Dryden's Virgil, to shew that this is not that Virgil so
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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