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We are assured, in Mist of June 8, “That his own Plays and Farces “would better
have adorned the Dunciad, than those of Mr. Theobald; “for he had neither
genius for Tragedy nor Comedy.” Which whether true or not, is not easy to judge;
in as ...
Now (shame to Fortune!) an ill Run at Play Blank'd his bold visage, and a thin
Third day: 115 Swearing and supperless the Hero sate, Blasphem'd his Gods, the
Dice, and damn'd his Fate. Then gnaw'd his pen, then dash'd it on the ground, ...
He was Author of some forgotten Plays, Translations, and other pieces. He was
concerned in a paper called the Cenfor, and a Translation of Ovid. “ There “ is a
notorious Idiot, one hight Wha“chum, who, from an under-spur-lea“ ther to 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