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But what puts it beyond all question, is a passage in a very warm treatise, in
which Mr. D. was also concerned, price two pence, called A true charaćfer of Mr.
Pope and his writings, printed for S. Popping, 1716; in the tenth page whereof he
Thro' lalf the havns he pours th'exalted urn, His rapid waters in their passage
burn. - 185 Swift as it mounts, all follow with their eyes: Still happy Impudence
obtains the prize. R E M A R K s. ' VER. 183. Thro' half the heav'n, he reaions of
It is a common and foolish mistake, that a ludicrous parody of a grave and
celebrated passage is a ridicule of that passage. The reader therefore, if he will,
may call this a parody of the author's own Similitude in the Essay on Man, Ep. iv.
As the ...
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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