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for him. The Offspring of her Brain and Medals, how swallowed and recovered, iv. 375.
Nodding described, ii. 391.
Nous, where wanted, iv. 244.
cuts down the groves of the Academy, iii.
OLDMIXON (John) abused Mr Addison and Mr
accused others of falsifying Lord Clarendon's;
proved a Slanderer in it, ibid.
abused Mr Eusden and my Lord Chamber-
lain, i. 104
Odyssey, Falshoods concerning Mr P. s pro-
posals for that work, Test.
Disproved by those very Proposals, ibid.
Owls and Opium, i. 271.
Oranges, and their use, i. 236.
Opera, her advancement, iii. 301. iv. 45, &c.
Opiates, two very considerable ones, ii. 370.
Their Efficacy, 390, &c.
OSBORNE, Bookseller, crowned with a Jordan, ii.
OSBORNE (Mother), turned to stone, ii. 312.
tic run to seed, iv. 567,
Pope (Mr), [his Life), Educated by Jesuits—hy a
Parson—by a Monk-at St Omer'sat Oxford
-at home-no where at all, Test. init. His
father a Merchant, a Husbandman, a Farmer,
but afterwards advised to hang himself or cut
his throat, ibid. To be hunted down like a wild
beast, by Mr Theobald, ibid. unless hanged
for Treason, on information of Pasquin, Mr
Dennis, Mr Curl, and Concanen, ibid.
Poverty, never to be mentioned in Satire, in the
ridiculing Bishop Burnet in the Memoirs of - The Poverty of Codrus, not touched upon
verty may be satirized, Letter, p. 357. When-
ever mentioned by our Author, it is only as an
Extenuation and Excuse for bad Writers, ii.
Personal abuses not to be endured, in the opinion
What he was real author of (beside Personal abuses on our Author, by Mr Dennis,
By Mr Ralph, iii. 165.—By Mr Welsted, ii.
207—By Mr Cooke, ii. 138—By Mr Concanen,
Personal abuses of others. Mr Theobald of Mr
Dennis for his poverty, i. 106. Dr Dennis of
Mr Theobald for his livelihood by the Stage,
Blackmore for Impiety, ii, 268. D. Smedley
of Mr Concanen, ii. 299. Mr Oldmixon's of
Of Mr Addison, ii. 283.
Mr Cook's of Mr Eusden, i. 104.
it, i. 31.
Politics, very useful in Criticism, Mr Dennis's, Swiss of Heaven, who they are, ii. 358.
A slipshod Sibyl, iii. 15.
Scholiasts, iii. 191. iv. 211, 232..
Supperless, a mistake concerning this word set
right with respect to Poets and other tempe-
Sevenfold face, who master of it, i. 244.
Soul (the vulgar Soul), its office, iv. 441.
what, iv. 150, &c.
TIBBald, not Hero of this Poem, i. init. Pub-
lished an edition of Shakespear, i. 133. Author
P. Vid. Testimonies and List of Books.
Thulè, a very Northern Poem, puts out a fire, i
and ill Paymasters, ii. 118.
Thunder, how to make it by Mr Dennis's receipt,
Travelling described, and its advantages, iv. 293,
Verbal Critics. Two points always to be granted
them, ii. 1.
Venice, the City of, for what famous, iv. 308.
University, how to pass thro' it, iv. 255, 289.
UPTON (John), a Renegado 'Scholiast, writes
the end, i. 1. but not with an e in the middle,
Critics, i. 133. very sore still of Tibbald, ibid. Moor-fields, i. 233. What became of his Works,
iii. 37. And Mr Welsted's, ibid. Once pre- respect for the Pillory, iii. 34.
, 37: A Party-writer of WelsTED (Leonard), one of the authors of the
Didapper, ibid. The character of his Poetry,
Weekly Journals, by whom written, ii. 280.
Whirligigs, iii. 57.
iv. 517, &c.
IMITATIONS OF HORACE.
[Of the following Imitations of Horace the first two are rather imitations of Swift, Horace merely supplying the text for the travesty. For (as previous editors lave not failed to point out), no styles could be found less alike one another han the bland and polite style of Horace and the downright, and often cynically plain, manner of Swift. With Pope the attempt to write in Swift's style was a nere tour de force, which he could indeed carry out with success through a few ines, but not further, without relapsing into his own more elaborate manner. Swift's marvellous precision and netteté of expression are something very different rom Pope's pointed and rhetorical elegance. The latter was as ill suited by he Hudibrastic metre patronised by Swift, as was the comic genius of Butler aimself by the wider, but nowise easier, garment of the heroic couplet. As it was Swift, and not Horace, whom Pope imitated in the first two of the following pieces, it is needless to follow Warton into a comparison between them and previous attempts at a real version of Horace. The Ode to Venus, which was first published in 1737, more nearly approaches the character of a translation.]
BOOK I. EPISTLE VII.?
Imitated in the Manner of Dr SWIFT.
'IS true, my Lord, I gave my word, Hold out some months 'twixt Sun and
I would be with you, June the Fire, third;
And you shall see the first warm Weather, Chang'd it to August, and (in short) Me and the Butterflies together. Have kept it as you do at Court. My Lord, your Favours well I know; You humour me when I am sick, 5 'Tis with Distinction you bestow; Why not when I am splenetic?
And not to ev'ry one that comes, In town, what Objects could I meet? Just as a Scotsman does his Plums. The shops shut up in ev'ry street, “ Pray take them, Sir,-Enough's a And Fun'rals black’ning all the Doors,
25 And yet more melancholy Whores : “Eat some, and pocket up the rest ”— And what a dust in every place!
What? rob your Boys ? those pretty And a thin Court that wants your Face, rogues! And Fevers raging up and down, “No, Sir, you 'll leave them to the And W* and H** both in town?!
Hogs. “The Dog-days are no more the case. " Thus Fools with Compliments besiege 'Tis true; but Winter comes apace:
ye, Then southward let your Bard retire, Contriving never to oblige ye. 30
* (Horace's Epistle, which serves as the Only about half of Horace's Epistle is followed groundwork of the above, is addressed to Mæ- by Pope.) cenas, and intended as an excuse and a justifi- ? [Possibly Ward and Henley, as two reprecation for his protracted absence from Rome. sentative quacks for bodily and mental ailments. ]