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Page 282 - When we read Homer, we ought to reflect that we are reading the...
Page 158 - Cuzzona. * fineft fineft thread. There are Amplifiers who can extend half a dozen thin thoughts over a whole Folio...
Page 12 - How think you of our friend the Dean? I wonder what some people mean; My lord and he are grown so great, Always together tete-d-tete. What ! they admire him for his jokes — See but the fortune of some folks...
Page 295 - That the Earl of Halifax was one of the first to favour me; of whom it is hard to say whether the advancement of the polite arts is more owing to his generosity or his example...
Page 284 - Homer, and that of his work ; but when they come to assign the causes of the great reputation of the Iliad, they found it upon the ignorance of his times and the prejudice of...
Page 302 - Players are just such judges of what is right, as tailors are of what is graceful. And in this view it will be but fair to allow, that most of our author's faults are less to be ascribed to his wrong judgment as a poet, than to his right judgment as a player.
Page 191 - Here therefore, in the name of all our Brethren, let me return our sincere and humble Thanks to the most August Mr.
Page 56 - Content with science in the vale of peace. Calmly he look'd on either life ; and here Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear ; From Nature's temperate feast rose satisfied, Thank'd Heaven that he had liv'd, and that he died.