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Hence Bards, like Proteus long in vain ty'd down, Escape in Monsters, and
amaze the town. R E M A R K s. . is by Poets styled Saturnian; but in the
Chemical language Saturn is Lead. She is said here only to be spreading her
wings to hatch ...
In a dun night-gown of his own loose skin ; - - But such a bulk as no twelve bards
could raise, - 40 Twelve starv'ling bards of these degen'rate days. . . . All as a
partridge plump, full-fed, and fair, - She form'd this image of well-body'd air; .
So by each Bard an Alderman shall fit, - . . " - A heavy Lord shall hang at ev'ry Wit,
And while on Fame's triumphal Car they ride, * ... Some Slave of mine be pinion'd
to their side. 135 Now crowds on crowds around the Goddess press, - Each ...
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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