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greatest compass in imitating styles that I ever knew in any man ; and he had it
partly from his method of instructing himself after he was out of the hands of his
bad masters ; which was at first almost wholly by imitation . Mr. Addison did not ...
It is now in Lord Oxford's hands , and has been so these fifteen years . -Mr . Pope
. My brother was whipped and ill used at Twyford school for his Satire on his
Master , and taken from thence on that account . -Mrs . Racket * ( of Mr. Pope ) .
This led me to Sandys ' Ovid , which I liked extremely , and so I did a translation of
a part of Statius by some very bad hand . ” — The same . When I was about
twelve , I wrote a kind of play , which I got to be acted by my schoolfellows . It was
My epic poem was about two years in hand * . Alcander was a prince driven from
his throne by Deucalion , father of Minos , and some other princes . It was better
planned than Blackmore's Prince Arthur ; but as slavish an imitation of the ...
... that pleased him most , in Ovid , or any other poet he was reading . I have one
of these original exercises now by me , in his own hand . ' Tis the story of Acis
and Galatea , from Ovid , and was translated when he was but fourteen years old
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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