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AN

ESSAY

ON THE

GENIUS AND WRITINGS

OF

РОРЕ.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

By JOSEPH WARTON, D. D.

VOL. II.

THE FIFTH EDITION, CORRECTED.

To which is now added,

AN INDEX.

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.

LONDON:

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.

Sir,

I cannot omit to return,
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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

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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,

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your

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hope

may from a timely antidote & that

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I am, Sir, with real respect,

Your most obedient humble Sewart

J. Wyrwhitt

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