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It is hoped the poet here hath done justice to his Hero's Charaćter, which it were
a great mistake to imagine was wholly sunk in stupidity; he is allowed to have
supported it with a wonderful mixture of Vivacity. This charaćter is heightened ...
If we consider that the exercises of his Auth rs could with justice to be no higher
than tickling, chattering, braying, or diving, it was no easy matter to invent such
games as were proportioned to the meaner degree of Baztsellers. In Homer and
... with Honour to your “ self, and Justice to your Subscribers, “ can this be done?
What an Ingratitude “ to be charged on the Only bones? Poet “ that lived in 17381
and than whom “ Virtue has not had a shriller Trumpeter “ for many ages!
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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