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Homer (faith Aristotle) was the first who gave the Form, and (faith Horace) who
adapted the Measure, to heroic poesy. But even before this, may be rationally
presumed from what the Ancients have left written, was a piece by Homer
The D UN c 1 AD, 5 You by whose care, in vain decry'd and curst, Still Dunce the
second reigns like Dunce the first; R E M A R K s. Still Dunce the second reign'd
Eie Dunce the first. Arma virumque cano, Traje ga; primus ab aris Italiam, fato ...
In a fair flaxen full-bottom'd Periwig, which, he tells us, he wore in his first play of
the Fool in fashion. It attracted, in a particular manner, the Friendship of Col. Brett,
who wanted to purchase it. “Whatever contempt (says he) Philoso“phers may ...
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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