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Mift's Weekly Journal, March 30. An Effay on the Arts of a Poet's finking in reputation; or, a Supplement to the Art of finking in Poetry. [Supposed by Mr.


Daily Journal, April 3. A Letter under the name of Philo-ditto. By James-Moore Smith.

Flying Poft, April 4. A Letter against Gulliver and Mr. P. [By Mr. Oldmixon.]

Daily Journal, April 5. An Auction of Goods at Twickenham. By James-Moore Smith.

The Flying Poft, April 6. tife upon Swift and Pope. The Senator, April 9. Roome.

Daily Journal, April 8. Moore Smith.

A Fragment of a Trea-
By Mr. Oldmixon.
On the fame. By Edward

Advertisement by James

Verfes against Dr. Swift, and
By J. Oldmixon.

Letter about the tranfla

Flying Poft, April 13. against Mr. P-'s Homer. Daily Journal, April 23. tion of the character of Therfites in Homer. By Thomas Cooke, etc.

Mift's Weekly Journal, April 27. A Letter of Lewis Theobald.

Daily Journal, May 11. A Letter against Mr. P. at large. Anon. [John Dennis.]

All these were afterwards reprinted in a pamphlet, entitled, A Collection of all the Verfes, Effays, Letters, and Advertisements occafioned by Mr. Pope and Swift's Mifcellanies, prefaced by Concanen, Anonymous, octavo, and printed for A. Moore, 1728, price 1 s. Others of an elder date, having lain as wafte Paper many years, were, upon the publication of the Dunciad, brought out, and their Authors betrayed by the mercenary Bookfellers (in hopes of fome poffibility of vending a few) by advertising them in this manner." The Confederates, a "farce. By Capt. Breval (for which he was put into the "Dunciad.) An Epilogue to Powel's Puppet-show. By "Col. Ducket (for which he was put into the Dunciad.)



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Effays, etc. By Sir Richard Blackmore. (N. B. It "was for a paffage of this Book that Sir Richard was 86 put into the Dunciad.") And fo of others.

After the Dunciad, 1728.

An Effay on the Dunciad. Octavo, printed for J. Roberts. [In this book, p. 9, it was formally declared, "That the complaint of the aforefaid Libels and Ad"vertisements was forged and untrue: that all mouths "had been filent, except in Mr. Pope's praife; and "nothing against him published, but by Mr. Theo


Sawney, in blank verfe, occafioned by the Dunciad; with a Critique on that poem. By J. Ralph [a perfon never mentioned in it at firft, but inferted after] printed for J. Roberts, octavo.

A compleat Key to the Dunciad. By E. Curl, 12mo, pr. 6 d.

A fecond and third edition of the fame, with additions,


The Popiad. By E. Curl. extracted from J. Dennis, Sir Richard Blackmore, etc 12mo. price 6 d.

The Curliad. By the fame E. Curl.

The Female Dunciad. Collected by the fame Mr.
Curl, 12mo. price 6 d. With the Metamorphofis of P.
into a ftinging Nettle. By Mr. Foxton, 12mo,
The Metamorphofis of Scriblerus into Snarlerus. By
J. Smedley, printed for A. Moore, folio, price 6 d.
The Dunciad diffected. By Curl and Mrs. Thomas,


An Effay on the Tafte and Writings of the prefent Times. Said to be writ by a Gentleman of C. C. C. Oxon, printed for J. Roberts, octavo.

The Arts of Logic and Rhetoric, partly taken from Bouhours, with new Reflections, etc. By John Oldmixon, octavo.

Remarks on the Dunciad. By Mr. Dennis, dedicated to Theobald, octavo. A Sup

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A Supplement to the Profund. Anon. by Matthew Concanen, octavo.

Mift's weekly Journal, June 8. A long letter, fign'd W. A. Writ by fome or other of the club of Theobald, Dennis, Moore, Concanen, Cooke, who for fome time held conftant weekly meetings for these kind of perfor


Daily Journal, June 11. A Letter fign'd Philo-fcriblerus, on the name of Pope-Letter to Mr. Theobald, in verfe, figned B. M. [Bezaleel Morris] against Mr. P-. Many other little epigrams about this time in the fame papers, by James Moore, and others.

Mift's Journal, June 22.

A Letter by Lewis Theo


Flying Poft, Auguft 8. Letter on Pope and Swift. Daily Journal, August 8. Letter charging the Author of the Dunciad with Treafon.

Durgen: A plain fatire on a pompous fatirift. By Edward Ward, with a litttle of James Moore.

Apollo's Maggot in his Cups. By E. Ward. Gulliveriana fecunda. Being a Collection of many of the Libels in the News-papers, like the former Vo lume, under the fame title, by Smedley. Advertised in the Craftsman, Nov. 9, 1728, with this remarkable promife, that "any thing which any body should fend as "Mr. Pope's or Dr. Swift's, fhould be inserted and "published as theirs."

Pope Alexander's fupremacy and infallibility examined, etc. By George Ducket, and John Dennis, quarto. Dean Jonathan's Paraphrafe on the ivth chapter of Ge nefis. Writ by E. Roome, folio, 1729.

Labeo. A paper of verfes by Leonard Welfted, which after came into One Epistle, and was published by James Moore, quarto, 1730. Another part of it came out in Welfted's own name, under the juft title of Dulness and Scandal, folio, 1731.

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Verfes on the Imitator of Horace. By a Lady [or between a Lady, a Lord, and a Court-'Squire.] Printed for J. Roberts, folio.

An Epiftle from a Nobleman to a Doctor of Divinity, from Hampton-court [Lord Hy.] Printed for J. Roberts alfo, folio.

A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope. Printed for W. Lewis in Covent Garden, octavo.




To the FIRST EDITION with Notes, in Quarto, 1729.

IT will be fufficient to fay of this edition, that the reader has here a much more correct and complete copy of the DUNCIAD, than has hitherto appeared. I cannot answer but some mistakes may have flipt into it, but a vaft number of others will be prevented by the names being now not only fet at length, but juftified by the authorities and reafons given. I make no doubt, the author's own motive to use real rather than feigned names, was his care to preferve the innocent from any falfe application; whereas in the former editions, which had no more than the initial letters, he was made, by keys printed here, to hurt the inoffenfive; and (what was worse) to abuse his friends, by an impreffion at Dublin,

The commentary which attends this poem was sent me from feveral hands, and confequently must be unequally written; yet will have one advantage over most commentaries, that it is not made upon conjectures, or at a remote distance of time: and the reader cannot but derive one pleasure from the very Obfcurity of the persons it treats of, that it partakes of the nature of a Secret, which most people love to be let into, tho' the men or the things be ever fo inconfiderable or trivial.

- Of the Perfons it was judged proper to give fome account for fince it is only in this monument that they muft expect to furvive (and here furvive they will, as long as the English tongue fhall remain fuch as it was in the reigns of Queen ANNE and King GEORGE) it seemed but humanity to beftow a word or two upon each, juft to tell what he was, what he writ, when he lived, and when he died.


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