The New Dunciad

The New Dunciad : As It Was Found in the Year 1741; With the Illustrations of Scriblerus, and Notes Variorum (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The New Dunciad: As It Was Found in the Year 1741; With the Illustrations of Scriblerus, and Notes Variorum E apprehend it can he deemed no Injury to the flathor of the Three firpc Books of the Duhciad, that we pahlzfl this Fourth. It was found merely hy flccident, in tahing a Survey of the Library of a late eminent Mehle man; hat in f0 hlotted a condition, and in jh many detached piecesj as plainly jhewed it to he not only incorreet hat unfinifhed That the dflathor of the three Boohs had a dejign to extend and complete his Poem in this manner)! App ears from the Diflertation prefixt to it, where it is find, that the Defign is more extenfive, and that We may expee't other Epifodes to complete it And from the Declaration in the Alignment to the third Booh, that the Accomv plithment of the Prophecies therein, would be the Theme hereafter of a Greater Dunciad. But whether or no he he the flathor of this, we declare owe/elves ignorant. He he, we are no. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243309368
  • 9780243309368