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Translated from the GREEK, with

NOTES and OBSERVATIONS,

AND

Some Account of the LIFE, WRITINGS,
and CHARACTER of the AUTHOR.

By WILLIAM SMITH, A. M.
Rector of TRINITY in Chester.

Thee, great Longinus! all the Nine inspire,
And fill their Critic with a Poet's Fire;
An ardent Judge, who, zealous in his Truft,
With Warmth gives Sentence, and is always juft;
Whofe own Example strengthens all his Laws,
And is himself the great Sublime he draws.

The SECOND EDITION, Corrected and Improved.

Mr. POPE.

LONDON:

Printed for B. DoD, at the Bible and Key in Ave-Mary Lane
near Stationers-Hall. MDCC XLIII.

1742

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To the Right Honourable

GEORGE

EARL of MACCLESFIELD,

Viscount PARKER of EWEL ME, and
Baron PARKER of MACCLESFIELD.

MY LORD,

T

HE greatest Degree of Purity and Splendor united, that LONGINUS has for

fome Ages appeared in, was

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