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[Character of Mr. P. 1716.] GILD ON, Pref. to his New Rehears. IT is the common
cry of the Poetasters of the Town, and their 15 Fautors, that it is an Ill-natur'd thing
to expose the Pretenders to Wit and Poetry. The Judges and Magistrates may ...
He must derive his religion from "St. Omer's."— But in the Character of Mr. P. and
his writings (printed by S. Popping, 1716.) he saith, "Though he 15 "is a professor
of the worst religion, yet he laughs at it;" but that "nevertheless, he is a virulent ...
BATS'S monster-breeding breast <EC suggests (iv 317) that Pope may have
intended a reference to the character Bayes in The Rehearsal, which Gibber was
playing when he made a ludicrous reference to the Mummy and Crocodile in
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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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