By: William Combe (1742-1823)
|The First of April Or, The Triumphs of Folly: A Poem Dedicated to a Celebrated Duchess. By the author of The Diaboliad.|
|An Heroic Epistle to the Right Honourable the Lord Craven (3rd Ed.)|
Tour of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque
“To bury these, to christen those, And marry such fond folks who chose To change the tenor of their life And risk the matrimonial strife.” This was the humdrum life of Dr. Syntax before he set out on his bizarre and hilarious adventures, presented here in the form of satirical poem in 26 cantos. It’s a lot of fun!