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That B----d raves both friends and foes conclude

DMI number:
3606
First Line:
That B----d raves both friends and foes conclude
Last Line:
For he that thinks can nothing mean
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epigram
Themes:
Dunces
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):
p.15
Poem Title:
Merry Thoughts on Dr. B---d's Melancholy Reflections on the Deficiency of Useful Learning
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed