« PreviousContinue »
GENIUS AND WRITINGS
IN TWO VOLUMES.
By JOSEPH WARTON, D. D.
THE FIFTH EDITION, CORRECTED.
To which is now added,
Satyra quidem tota nostra est: in qua primus insignem laudem adeptus est Lucilius; qui quosdam ita deditos sibi adhuc habet amatores, ut eum, non ejusdem modo operis autoribus, sed omnibus poetis, præferre non dubitent. QUINTILIAN.
Printed by Thomas Maiden, Sherbourn-Lane, Lombard-Street,
FOR W. J. AND J. RICHARDSON; OTRIDGE AND SON; J. WALKER; CUTHELL AND MARTIN; R. FAULDER; R LEA OGILVY AND SON; J. NUNN; E. JEFFERY; LACKINGTON, ALLEN, AND CO. LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME; CADELL AND DAVIES; J. AND A. ARCH; J. ASPERNE; AND VERNOR, HOOD, AND SHARPE.
I cannot omit to return,
For you my best thanks for your very Mlying present, from the finial of akich Thane meived quat pleasure as well as information. One ought perhaps & regut that so valvable a piece of
criticism was not sooner comconnicated & the world; but,
in another light, I confess I must ansider the publication f it it at the present moment as a fortunate circumstaru for the interests of taste and,
d good letters. I am in
may from a timely antidote & that
poison, (wat sout poison; and suited, Spear too will (ages both, ]) an both, ) with which we have been lately overflin
Under the shelter of your authority, one may perhaps I avow an
opinion, that Portry is not confined Briming
complets, and that its greatest powers
Welbeck Thut 22 der 9 1782.
I am, Sir, with real respect,
Your most obedient humble Sewart