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... the first book of the Iliad ; that he now designed to print it , and had desired him
to look it over : that he must therefore beg that I would not desire him to look over
my first book , because , if he did , it would have the air of double dealing .
A common acquaintance and wellwisher to both desired me to write a poem to
make a jest of it , and laugh them together again . It was in this view that I wrote
the Rape of the Lock , which was well received , and had its effect in the two
I have been assured , by a most intimate friend of Mr. Pope's , that “ the peer in
the Rape of the Lock was Lord Petre ; the person who desired Mr. Pope to write it
old Mr. Caryl of Sussex ; and that what is said of Sir Charles Brown in it was the ...
About 15 * I got acquainted with Mr. Walsh : he encouraged me much , and used
to tell me that there was one way left of excelling ; for though we had several
great poets , we never had any one great poet that was correct , and he desired
Alittle after Dryden went out ; and in going spoke to Lockier again , and desired
him to come to see him the next day . Lockier was highly delighted with the
invitation , went to see him accordingly , and was well acquainted with him as
long as ...
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A collection of anecdotes, mostly collected from Spence's conversations with Pope, but including snippets from many others as well. Most deal with literature, writing, and impressions of ... Read full review