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“Tho' each great ancient court thee to his shrine, “Tho' ev'ry laurel thro' the dome
be thine, “Go to the good and just, an awful train! “Thy soul's delight. Recorded in
like manner for his virtuous disposition, and gentle bearing, by the ingenious.
He has, with great judgment, transposed these rvo epithets; putting hoarse to the
nation, and loud to the thunder: And this being evidently the true reading, he
vouchsafed not so much as to mention the former; for which assertion of the just
A slip-shod Sibyl] This allegory is extremely just, no conformation of the mind so
much subječting it to real Madness, as that which produces real Dulness. Hence
we find the religious (as well as the poetical) Enthusiasts of all ages were ever, ...
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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