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The THIRD EDITION, Corrected.

Satyra quidem tota noftra est: in qua primus infignem laudem

adeptus est Lucilius; qui quosdam ita deditos fibi adhuc
habet amatores, ut eum, non ejusdem modo operis autori-
bus, sed omnibus poetis, præferre non dubitent.

QUINTILIAN.

LONDON
PRINTED FOR J. Dopsley, IN PALL-MALL.

MDCCLXXII,

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TO

THE R-E V ER END

DR YOUNG,

R E C T o R

Of Welwyn in HERTFORDSHIRE,

DEAR SIR,

PERMIT me to break into your

ERMIT me to break into your

retirement, the residence of virtue and literature, and to trouble you with a few reflections on the merits and real character of an admired author, and on other collateral subjects of criticism, that will naturally arise in the course of such an enquiry. No love of singularity, no affectation of paradoxical opinions, gave rise to the following work.

I revere

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