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Thomas Sternhold, in his trans“lation of the first Psalm into English “ metre, hath
wisely made use of this ** word, - “But in the last spurious editions of the “ singing
Psalms the word READ is “changed into men. I say spurious edi“tions, because ...
They say it was invented about the time of Alexander, and that the Spartans
forbad the use of it, as languid and effeminate. VER. 59. Thy own Phoebus reigns
,] Virg. -- and an affistant to Opera. Of whom see Bauhours, and other Critics of
A mistake in a single letter might fall on the Printer well cnough, but ßxwe for txot
must be the error of the Author: Nor had he art enough to correˇt it at the Press'.
Mr. Dryden writes for the Court Ladics. – He writes for the Ladies, and not for use
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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