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Virgil writeth thus: /En. i <i66-8> — Fronte sub ad versa seopulis pendentibus
antrum: Intus aqtut dukes, viooq; sedilia saxo; Jfympharum domus. May we not
say in like manner, "The Nymphs must be the Waters and the "Stones, or the
Dryden, translating freely, had rendered Virgil's "inclusas animas" as "Spirits,
which . . . new Bodies wait." Cf. 1. 21 below.> 16. Old Bavius sits] Bavius was an
ancient Poet, celebrated by Virgil for the like cause as Tibbald by our author, tho'
Mr. DRYDEN's VIRGIL. Tonson calls it Dryden's Virgil, to show that this is not that
Vir- i o gil so admired in the Augustaean age, but a Virgil of another stamp, a silly,
impertinent, nonsensical Writer, (m) None but a Bavins, a Mtcvius, or a ...
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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
The Dunciad Variorum with the Prolegomena of Scriblerus I
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