The Life and Lucubrations of Crispinus Scriblerus...A novel in verse. Part I

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Written throughout the 1790s; 17 chapters and over 27,000 lines of heroic couplets. Only excerpts were published during his lifetime, and under the pseudonym Crispinus Scriblerus, "in which he seems to have withheld the most vitriolic material on Mrs. Montagu [his former patron], and the more inflammatory digressions on religious, moral, and political subjects" (Christmas 2005, p. 186)

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