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a weekly literary newspaper, highly satirical in tone; its targets included the Gentleman's Magazine and the Bee, ‘Orator’ Henley's Hyp‐Doctor, Theobald, Cibber, Eusden, and Curll. Pope (whose enemies were reviled as ‘Knights of the Bathos’) is thought to have had a hand in it.

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