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However, as the parity is so remarkable, I hope it will continue to the last; and if
ever he shall give us an edition of this Poem himself, I may see some of them
treated as géntly, on their repentance or better merit, as Perrault and Quinault
were at ...
Johnson, Milton, Butler, Ot“ way, and others) have received from this country, for
these last hundred “ years, I should shift the scene, and shew all that penury
changed at once “ to riot and profuseness; and more squandered away upon one
From him the pračtice descended to the Greek Dramatic poets, his offspring; who
in the composition of their Tetralogy, or set of four pieces, were wont to make the
last a Satyric Tragedy. Happily one of these ancient Dunciads (as we may well ...
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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