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If shallow critics as you're pleased to say

DMI number:
3592
First Line:
If shallow critics as you're pleased to say
Last Line:
You must mind judgment more and friendship less
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Topical satire
Themes:
Critics / criticism, Dunces, and Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
Sir Richard Blackmore
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
The vol. was a response in favour of B, though most would only go as far as 'his supporters Discommendatory Verses' (ODNB), rather than attribute them to B himself.
Content/Publication
Title:
Discommendatory verses on those which are truly commendatory on the author of the two Arthurs [R29732]
Page No(s):
pp.10-11
Poem Title:
A Tale taken to pieces
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed