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Most of their “pieces are nothing but a pert, insipid heap of common place.
Horace has “even in his Art of Poetry thrown out several things which plainly
shew, “he thought an Art of Poetry was of no use, even while he was writing “ one
.” To all ...
VER. 282. “A peck of coal a-piece] Our indulgent Poet, whenever he has spoken
of any dirty or low work, constantly puts us in mind of the Poverty of the offenders,
as the only extenuation of such pračtices. Let any one but remark, when a Thief, ...
17o How many Martials were in PULT'NEY lost Else sure some Bard, to our
eternal praise, In twice ten thousand rhyming nights and days, Had reach'd the
Work, the All that mortal can; And South beheld that Master-piece of Man. 175 Oh
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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