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I perceived, that most of these authors had I am no author, and consequently not to be susbeen (doubtless very wisely) the tirst aggressors. pected either of jealousy or resentment against any They had tried, till they were weary, what was to of the men, of whom scarce one is known to me be got by railing at each other: nobody was either by sight; and as for their writings, I have sought concerned or surprised, is this or that scribbler was them on this one occasion) in vain, in the closets prored a dunce. Put every one was curious to and libraries of all my acquaintance. I had still read what could be said to prove Mr. Pope one, been in the dark, if a gentle man had not procured and was ready to pay something for such a disco- ine (I suppose from some of themselves, for they very: a stratagem which would they fairly own, are generally much more dangerous friends than it might not only reconcile them to me, but enemies) the passages 1 send you. I solemnly screen thein from the resentment of their lawful protest I have added nothing to the malice or absuperiors, whom they daily abuse, only (as I cha- surdity of them ; which it behoves me to declare, ritably hope) to get that by them, which they since the vouchers themselves will be :0 soon and cannot get from thein.

so irrecoverably lost. You inay in some measure found this was not all: ill success in that had prevent it, by preserving at least their titles', transported them to personal abuse, either of him- and discovering (as far as you can depend on the self, or (what I think he could less forgive) of his truth of your information) the names of the confriends. They had called inen of virtue and ho- cealed authors. nour bad men, long before he had either leisure or The first objection I have heard made to the inclination to call thein bad writers: and some had poem is, that the persons are too obscure for sabeen such old offenders, that he had quite for- tire. The persons themselves, rather than allow gotten their persons as well as their slanders, till the objection, would forgive the satire ; and if they were pleased to revive them.

one could be tempted to atkord it a serious answer, Now what had Mr. Pope done before, to in- were not all assassinates, popular insurrections, cense them? He had published those works which the insolence of the rabble without doors, and of are in the hands of every body, in which not the domestics within, most wrongfully chastised, if the least mention is made of any of them. And what meanness of offenders indemnified them from puhas he done since? He has laughed, and written nishment? On the contrary, obscurity renders them the Dunciad. What has that said of them? more dangerous, as less thought of: law can pm. very serious truth, which the public had said be- nounce judgment only on open facts : morality fore, that they were dull: and what it had no alone can pass censure on intentions of mischief'; sooner said, but they themselves were at great so that for secret calumny, or the arrow Aying in pains to procure, or even purchase, room in the the dark, there is no public punishment left, but prints, to testify under their hands to the truth what a good writer inflicts. of it.

The next objection is, that th-se sort of authors I should still have been silent, if either I had are poor. That might be pleaded as an excuse at seen any inclination in my friend to be serious with the Old Bailey, for lesser crimes than defamation such accusers, or if they had only meddled with (for it is the case of almost all who are tried his writings; since whoever publishes, puts himself there) but sure it can be none here: for who will on his trial by his country. But when his moral pretend that the robbing another of his reputation character was attacked, and in a manner from supplies the want of it in himself? I question which neither truth nor virtile can secure the most not but such authors are poor, and heartily wish innocent; in a manner, which, though it annihi- the objection were removed by any honest livelilates the credit of the accusation with the just and hood. But poverty is here the accident, not the impartial, yet aggravates very much the guilt of subject: he who describes malice and villainy to the accusers; I mean by authors without naines; be pale and meagre, expresses not the least anger then I thought, since the danger was common to against paleness or leanness, but against malice all, the concern ought to be so; and that it was and villainy. The Apothecary in Romeo and Juan act of justice to detect the authors, not only on liet is poor; but is he therefore justified in vending this account, but as many of them are the same poison? Not but poverty itself becomes a just who for several years past have made free with the subject of satire, when it is the consequence of greatest names in church and state, exposed to the rice, prodigality, or neglect of one's lawful callworld the private misfortunes of families, abused ing; for then it increases the public burthen, fills all, eren to women, and whose prostitnted papers the streets and highways with robbers, and the (for one or other party, in the unhappy divisions garrets with clippers, coiners, and weekly jourof their country) have insulted the fallen, the nalists. friendless, the exiled, and the dead.

But omitting that two or three of these offend less Besides this, which I take to be a public con- in their morals than in their writings; must poverty cern, I have already confessed I had a private inake nonsense sacred? If so, the fame of bad auone. I am one of that number who have long thors would be much better consulted than that of loved and esteemed Mr. Pope; and had often all the good ones in the world ; and not one of an declared it was not his capacity or writings (which hundred had ever been called by his right name. we ever thought the least valuable part of his cha- They mistake the whole matter : it is not chafacter) but the honest, open, and beneficent man, rity to encourage them in the way they follow, that we most estremned, and lored in hiin. Now, but to get them out of it; for men are not bunif what these people say were believed, I must ap- glors because they are poor, but they are poor bepear to all my friends either a fool, or a knave ; cause they are bunglers. either imposed on myself, or imposing on them, so that I am as much interested in the confutatiun " Which we have done in a list printed in the of these calunnies, as he is himself

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Is it not pleasant enough, to hear our authors, and most judicious critic of his age and country, crying out on the one hand, as if their persons admirable for bis talents, and yet perhaps more ad. and characters were too sacred for satire ; and the inirable for his judgment in the proper application public objecting on the other, that they are too of them; I cannot help remarking the resemblance mcan even for ridicule? But whether bread or betwixt him and our author, in qualities, fame, fame be their end, it must be allowed, our author, and fortune; in the distinctions shown them by by and in this poem, has mercifully given them a their superiors, in the general esteein of their Little of both.

equals, and in their extended reputation amongst There are two or three, who by their rank and foreigners; in the latter of which ours has met fortune have no benefit from the former objec- with a better fate, as he has had for his translators tions, supposing them good ; and these I was sorry persons of the most eminent rank and abilities in to see in such company. But if, without any pro- their respective nations'. But the resemblance vocation, two or three gentlemen will fall upon holds in nothing more than in their being equally one, in an affair wherein his interest and reputa- abused by the ignorant pretenders to poetry of tion are equally embarked; they cannot certainly, their times; of which not the least memory will after they have been content to print themselres remain but in their own writings, and in the notes his enemies, complain of being put into the num-nade upon them. What Boileau has done in alber of them.

most all his poems, our author has only in this: 1 Others, I am told, pretend to have been once dare answer for him he will do it in no more; and his friends. Surely they are their enemies who on this principle, of attacking few but who had slansay so; since nothing can be more odious than to dered him, he could not have done it at all, had treat a friend as they have done. But of this I he been confined from censuring obscure and cannot persuade myself, when I consider the con- worthless persons, for scarce any other were his stant and eternal aversion of all bad writers to a enemies. However, as the parity is so remarkagood one.

ble, I hope it will continue to the last; and if Such as claim a merit from being his admirers, ever he should give us an edition of this poem I would gladly ask, if it lays him under a personal himself, I may see some of them treated as gently, obligation? At that rate he would be the most on their repentance or better merit, as Perrault obliged humble servant in the world. I dare swear and Quinault were at last by Boileau. for these in particular, he never desired them to be In one point I must be allowed to think the cha. his admirers, nor promised in return to be theirs : racter of our English poet the more amiable. He that had truly been a sign he was of their ac- has not been a follower of fortune or success; he quaintance; but would not the malicious world has lived with the great without fattery; been a have suspected such an approbation of some mo- friend to men in power, without pensions, from tive worse than ignorance, in the author of the whom, as he asked, so he received no favour, but Essay on Criticism? Be it as it will, the reasons what was done bim in his friends. As his satires of their admiration and of his contempt are were the more just for being delayed, so were his equally subsisting, for his works and theirs are the panegyrics ; bestowed only on such persons as he very same that they were.

had familiarly known, only for such virtues as he One, therefore, of their assertions I believe had long observed in them, and only at such times may be true, " That he has a contempt for their as others cease to praise, if not begin to calumniate writings.” And there is another which would them, I mean when ont of power or out of fashion?. probably be sooner allowed by himself than by A satire, therefore, on writers so notorious for the any good judge beside, “ That his own have contrary practice, became no inan so well as himfound too much success with the public.” But as self; as none, it is plain, was so little in their it cannot consist with his modesty to claim this as friendships, or so much in that of those whom a justice, it lies not on him, but entirely on the public, to defend its own judgment.

1 Essay on Criticisin in French verse, by Ge. There remains what in my opinion might seem

neral Hamilton; the same, in verse also, by Mona better plea for these people, than any they have sieur Robotun, counsellor and privy secretary to made use of. If obscurity or poverty were to ex- | king George I. after by the abbé Reynel in verse, empt a man from satire, much more should folly with notes. Rape of the Lock, in French, by the or dullness, which are still more involuntary; princess of Conti, Paris, 1728; and in Italian nay, as much so as personal deformity. But even verse, by the abbé Conti, a noble Venetian ; and 'this will not help them: deformity becomes an ob- the marquis Rangoni, envoy extraordinary from ject of ridicule, when a man sets up for being hand | Modena to king George II. Others of his works some; and so must dulness, when he sets up for a by Salvini of Florence, &c. His Essays and DiswitThey are not ridiculed because ridicule in sertations on Homer, several times translated into itself is, or ought to be, a pleasure ; but because French. Essay on Man, by the abbé Reynel, in it is just to undeceive and vindicate the honest verse; by Monsieur Silhout, in prose, 17:37, and and unpretending part of mankind from imposi- since, by others in French, Italian, and Latin. tion, because particular interest ought to yield to

2 Ås Mr. Wycherley, at the time the town degeneral, and a great number who are not naturally claimed against bis book of poems; Mr. Walsh, fools, ought never to be made so, in complaisance after his death; sir William Trumball, when he to a few who are. Accordingly we find, that in all had resigned the office of secretary of state; lord ages, all vain pretenders, were they ever so poor Bolingbroke, at his leaving England, after the or ever so dull, have been constantly the topics of queen's death; lord Oxford, in his last decline of the most candid satirists, from the Codrus of Juve-life; Mr. secretary Craggs, at the end of the nal to the Damon of Boileau.

South-sea year, and after his death : others only Having mentioned Boileau, the greatest poet | in epitaphs. VOL XII.

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they had most abused, namely the greatest and thing to expose the pretenders to wit and poetry best of all parties. Let me add a further reason, The judges and magistrates may with full as good that, though engaged in their friendships, be reason be reproached with ill-nature for putting never espoused their animosities; and can almost the laws in execution against a thief or impostor.-. singly challenge this honour, not to have written a The same will hold in the republic of letters, if the line of any man, which, through guilt, through critics and judges will let every ignorant pretender shame, or through fear, through variety of for- to scribbling pass on the world. tune, or change of interests, he was ever unwilling

THEOBALD, LETTER TO MIST, JUNE 29, 1728. to own.

Attacks niay be levelled, either against failures I shall conclude with remarking, what a plea-in genius, or against the pretensions of writing sure it must be to every reader of humanity, to

without one. see all along, that our author. in his very laugh

CONCANEN, DED. TO THE AUTHOR OF THE DUNCIAD. ter, is not indulging his own ill-nature, but only punishing that of others. As to his poem, those

A satire upon qulness is a thing that has been

used and allowed in all ages. alone are capable of doing it justice, who, to use the words of a great writer, know how hard it is

Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, (with regard both to his subject and his manner)

wicked scribbler ! vetustis dare novitatem, obsoletis nitorem, obscuris lucem, fastiditis gratiam.

TESTIMONIES OF AUTHORS your most humble servant,

CONCERNING OUR POET AND HIS WORKS: St. James's,

WILLIAM CLELAND!. Dec. 22d, 1728.

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M. SCRIBLERUS I ECTORI S.

MARTINUS SCRIBLERUS

BEFORE

EFORE we present thee with our exercitations on HIS PROLEGOMENA AND I LUSTRATIONS TO THE this most delectable poern (drawn from the many DUNCIAD:

volunes of our adversaria on modern authors) we

shall here, accorling to the laudable usa ge of WITH THE UY PERCRITICS OF ARISTARCHUS. editors, collect the various judgments of the learned

concerning our poet: various indeed, not only of

different authors, but of the same author at diffe. DENNIS' REMARKS ON PRINCE ARTHUR.

rent seasons. Nor shall we gather only the tes. I

CANNOT but think it the most reasonable thing in timonies of such eminent wits, as would of course the world, to disi inguish good writers, by discou- descend to posterity, and consequently be read raging the bad. Nor is it an ill-natured thing, in without our collection ; but we shall likewise wità relation even to the very persons upon whom the incredible labour seek out for divers others, which, reflections are made. It is true, it may deprive

but for this our diligence, could never, at the disthem, a little the sooner, of a short profit and a

tance of a few months, appear to the eye of the transitory reputation ; but then it may have a good ceive the delectation of variety, but also arrive at

most curious. Hereby thou mayest not only reeffect, and oblige them (before it be too late) to decline that for which they are so very unfit, and

a more certain judgment by a grave and circumto have recourse to something in which they may spect comparison of the witnesses with each other,

or of each with himself. Hence also thou wilt be be more successful.

enabled to draw reflections, not only of a critical, CHARACTER OF MR P. 1716.

but a moral nature, by being let into many parThe persons whom Boileau has attarked in his ticulars of the person as well as genius, and of writings, have been for the most part authors, and the fortune as well as merit, of our author: ja must of those authors, poets : and the censures he which if I relate some things of little concern perbath passed upon them have been confirmed by all adventure to thee, and some of as little even to Europe.

him; I entreat thee to consider how minutely all GILDON, PREP. TO HIS NEW REHEARSAL.

true critics and commentators are wont to insist It is the common cry of the poetasters of the upon such, and how material they seem to themtown, and their fautors, that it is an ill-natured selves, if to none other. Forgive nie, gentle readır,

it (following learned example) I ever and anon be1 This gentleman was of Scotland, and bred at

come tedious: allow me to take the same pains to the university of Utrecht, with the earl of Mar. | lid whether my author were good or bad, well or He served in Spain under earl Rivers. After the ill-natured, modest or arrogant; as another, whepeace, he was inade one of the commissioners of ther his author was fair or brown, short or tall, customs in Scotland, and then of taxes in England;

or whether he wore a coat or a cassoc. in which, having shown himself for twenty years We proposed to begin with his life, parentage, diligent, punctual, and incorruptible (though with and education: but as to these, even bis contemout any other assistance of fortune), he was sud

poraries do exceedingly differ. One saith', he was denly displaced by the minister, in the sixty-eighth criocated at home; another?, that he was bred at year of his age ; and died two months after, in St. Omer's, by Jesuits; a third', not at St. Omer's, 1941. He was a person of universal learning, and an enlarged conversation ; no man had a warmer "Giles Jacob's Lives of the Poets, vol. ii. in his heart for his friend, or a sincerer attachment to Life. 2 Dennis's Reflections on the Essay on the constitution of his country,

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but at Oxford ! a fourth,' that he had no univer- dramatic poetry, not to mention the French critics, sity education at all. Those who allow him to be I should be very glad to have the benefit of the bred at home, differ as much concerning his tutor: discovery?” one saith”, he was kept by his father on purpose;

He is followed (as in fame, so in judgment) by a second, that he was an itinerant priest; a the modest and simple-minded third“, that he was a parson ; one 5 calleth him

MR. LEONARD WELSTED, a secular clergyman of the church of Rome; ano- Who, out of great respect to our poet, not naming ther", a monk. As little do they agr e about his bim, doth yet glance at his essay, together with father, whom one supposeth, like the father of the duke of Buckingham's, and the criticisms of Hesiod, a tradesman or mrchant ; anothers, Dryden and of Horace, which he more openly taxhusbandman; another', a hatter, &c. Nor haseth: “ As to the numerous treatises, essays, arts, an author been wanting to give our poet such a &c. both in verse and prose, that have been writfather as Apuleius bath to Plato, Jamblichus to ten by the moderns on this ground-work, they do Pythagoras, and divers to Homer, namely a de- but hackney the same thoughts over again, making mon: for thus Mr. Gildono: * Certain it is, that them still more trite. Most of their pieces are his original is not from Adavı, but the devil; nothing but a pert, insipid heap of common-place. and that he wanteth nothing but horns and tail to Horace has, eren in his Art of Poetry, thrown out be the exact resemblance of his infernal father," several things which plainly show, he thought an Finding, therefore, such contrariety of opinjons, art of poetry was of no 'use, even while he was and (whatever be ours of this sort of generation) writing one.” not being fond to enter into controversy, we shall To all which great authorities, we can only opdefer writing the life of our poet, till authors can

pose that of determine among themselves what parents or edu

MR. ADDISON. cation he had, or whether he bad any education or “ The Art of Criticism (saith he) which was parents at all.

published some months since, is a master-piece în Proceed we to what is more certain, his works, its kind. The observations follow one another like though irtless uncertain the judgments concerning those in Horace's Art of Poetry, without that methem: beginning with his Essay on Criticism, of thodical regularity which would have been requiwhich hear first the most ancient of critics,

site in a prosc writer. They are some of them un

common, but such as the reader must assent to, His precepts are false or trivial, or both ; his when he sees them explained with that case and thoughts are crude and abortive, his expressions perspicuity in which they are delivered. As for absurd, bis numbers harsh and unmusical, his those which are the most known and the most rerhymes trivial and common ;- instead of majesty, ceived, they are placed in so beautiful a light, and we have something that is very mean : instead of llustrated with such apt allusions, that they have gravity, something that is very boyish ; and in- in them all the graces of novelty; and make the stead of perspicuity and lucid order, we have but reader, who was before acquainted with them, too often obscurity and confusion." And in another still more convinced of their truth and solidity. place-" What rare numbers are here! Would And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur not one swear that this youngster had espoused Boileau has so well enlargel pon in the preface some antiquater Muse, who had sueil out a dirorce to his works : that wit and fine writing doth not from some superannuated sinner, upon accont of consist so much in advancing things that are new, impotence, and who, being poxed by the former as in giving things that are known an agreeable spouse, has got the gout in her deer pid age,

turn. It is impossible for us, who live in the latwhich makes her hobble so damnably

ter ages of the world, to make observations in cri. No less peremptory is the censure of our hyper- ticism, morality, or any art or sejence, which critical historian

have not been touched npon by others; we have MR. OLDMLXON.

Bittle else left us, but to represent the common " I dare not say any thing of the Essay on Cri- sense of mankind in more strong, more beautiful, ticism in verse; bit if any more curious rcader has or more common lights. If a ri-ader examines discovered in it something new, which is not in Horace's Art of Poetry, he will find but few preDryden's prefaces, dedications, and his essay on epts in it which he may not mert with in Aris

to le, and which were not commonly known by all 1 Guardian, No. 40. ? Jacob's Lives, &. the poets of the Augustan age. His way of exvol. ii. 3 Dunciad dissected, p. 4. * Farmer P. pressing, and applying them, not his invention of and his son. "Dunciad dissected. 6 Characters them, is what we are chieily to admire. of the Times P. 45. i Feinale Dunciad, p. ult. * Longinus, in his Reflections, has given us the * Dunciad di sected. 9 Roome, Paraphrase on same kind of sublime, vhiih he observes in the the 4th of Genesis, print: 1729.

several passages that occasioned them: I cannot 10 Character of Mr. P. and his writings in a Let- but take notice that our English author has after ter to a friend, printed for S. Popning, 1716). p. 10. the same manner exemplified several of the preCarll, in his key to the Dunciad first e lition saji crpts in the very precepts themselves?” He then to be printed for A. Coll) in the 10th page, de prorluces some instancrs of a puticular heauty in clared Gildon to be the anthor of that iib l; though the numbers, and concludes with saving, that in the subseqnent editions of his key he left out there are three poems in our tongue of the same this assertion, and affirineid (in the Curliad, p.) and 8) that it was written by Dennis only.

Essay on Criticism in orose, octavo, 1728, by } Reflections critical ni atirical on a rhap. the author of the Critical History of England. sody, called, an Essay on Criticism. Printed for Preface to his Poems, p. 18, 53. Bernard Lintot, octavo.

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nature, and each a master-piece in its kind! The | the force of several masterly hands.” Indeed the Essay on Translated Verse; the Esay on the Art | same gentleman appears to have changed his senof Poetry; and the Fssay on Criticism.”

timents in his Fssay on the Art of Sinking in ReOf Windsor Forest, positive is the judgment of putation (printed in Mist's Journal, March 30, the affirmative

1728), where he says thus: “ In order to sink in

reputation, let hiin take it into his head to descend " That it is a wretched rhapsody, impudently into Homer (let the world wonder, as it will, how writ in emulation of the Cooper's Hill of sir John the Devil he got there), and pretend to do him Denham: the author of it is obscure, is ambiguous, | into English, so his version denote his neglect of is affected, is temerarious, is barbarous !."

the manner how.” Strange variation! We are But the author of the Dispensary?,

told in DR. GARTII,

MIST'S JOURNAL, JUNE 8, in the preface to his poem of Claremont, differs "That this translation of the Iliad was not in all from this opinion : “ Those who have seen these respects conformable to the fine taste of his friend two excellent poems of Cooper's Hill and Windsor Mr. Addison; insomuch that he employed a Forest, the one written by sir John Denham, the younger Muse in an undertaking of this kind, other by Mr. Pope, will show a great deal of crn- which he supervised himself.” Whether Mr. Addour if they approve of this."

dison did find it confortable to his taste, or not, Of the Epistle to Eloisa, we are told by the ob- best appears from his own testimony the year folscure writer of a poem called Sawney, "That be- lowing its publication, in these words: cause Prior's Henry and Einma charmed the finest

MR. ADDISON'S FREEHOLDER, NO. 40. tastes, our author writ his Eloisa in opposition to " When I consider myself as a British freeit; but forgot innocence and virtue: if you take holder, I am in a particular manner pleased with away her tender thoughts, and her fierce desires, the labours of those who have improved our lanall the rest is of no value.” In which, methinks, guage with the translations of old Greek and Latin his judgment reseinbleth that of a French taylor authors.-We have already most of their historians on a villa and gardens by the Thames: “ All this in our own tongue, and, what is more for the hois very fine ; but take away the river, and it is nour of our language, it has been taught to express good for nothing."

with elegance the greatest of their poets in each But very contrary hereunto was the opinion of nation. The illiterate among our own countrymen

may learn to judge from Dryden's Virgil of the himself, saying in his Alma,'

inost perfect epic performance. And those parts O Abelard ! ill-fated youth,

of Homer which have been published already by Thy tale will justify this truth :

Mr. Pope, give us reason to think that the Iliad But well I weet, thy cruel wrong

will appear in English with as little disadvantage Adorns a nobler poet's song:

to that immortal poem." Dan Pope, for thy misfortune griev'd,

As to the rest there is a slight mistake, for this With kind concern and skill has weard

younger Muse was an elder: nor was the gentieA silken web; and ne'er shall fade

man (who is a friend of our author) employed by Its colours : gently has he laid

Mr. Addison to translate it after him, since he saith T'he mantle o'er thy sad distress,

himself that he did it before'. Contrariwise, that And Venus shall the texture bless, &c.

Mr. Addison engaged our author in this work apCome we now to his translation of the Iliad, ce- peareth by declaration thereof in the preface ta Jebrated by numerous pens, yet shall it suffice to the Iliad, printed some time before his death, and mention the indefatigable

by his own letters of October 26, and Novembet 2, SIR RICHARD BLACK MORE, EXT.

171.3, where he declares it is his opinion that ne Who (though otherwise a severe censurer of our other person was equal to it. author) yet styleth this a “ laudable translation !.Next comes his Shakespeare on the stage: “ Lei That ready writer

hiin (quoth one, whom I take to be MR. OLDMIXON,

MR. TIIEOBAID, MIST'S JOURNAL, JUNE 8, 1728,) in his forementioned Essay, frequently commends | publish such an author as he has least studied, the same. And the painful

and forget to discharge even the dull duty of an

editor. In this project let him lend the bookseller thus extols it', “ The spirit of Homer breathes all his name (for a competent sum of money) to prethrough this translation. I am in doubt, whether mote the credit of an exorbitant subscription." I should most admire the justness to the original, Gentle reader, be pleased to cast thine eye on the or the force and beauty of the language, or the proposal below quoted, and on what follows (some sounding variety of the numbers: but when I find months after the former assertion) in the same all these meet, it puts me in mind of what the Journalist of June 8. “ The bookseller proposed poet says of one of his heroes, that he alone raised the book by subscription, and raised some thouand Aung with ease a weighty stone, that two com- sand of pounds for the same : I believe the gentle. mon men could not lift from the ground; just so, man did not share in the profits of this extraraone single person has performed in this transla- gant subscription." tion, what I once despair'd to have seen done by “ After the Iliad, he undertook (saith

MisT'S JOURNAL, JUNE 8, 1728,) • Letter to B. B. at the end of the Remarks on the sequel of that work, the Odyssey; and having Pope's Homer, 1717. * Printed 1728, p. 12. secured the success by a numerous subscription,

Alma, Cant. 2. • In his Essays, vol. i. printed for L Curll. · Vid. pref. to Mr. Tickell's translation of the Censor, vol it. n. 33.

Grst book of the Iliad, 4tos

MR. JEWIS TREOBALD

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