18 May 1728
AP issued, anonymously and with a colophon falsely claiming that the book was reprinted from a Dublin
edition, the original version of his mock-epic poem The Dunciad
30 May 1744
AP, poet, satirist, and translator, died at his house at Twickenham
; what he called "this long Disease, my Life," was ended by one or other of the complications caused by Pott's disease.