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That Virtue only makes our Bliss below; Andallour Knowledge is, OURSELVES TO KNOW.
That just to find a God is all we can,
COMMENTARY. " could, and divided them into four epiftles; as, it is said, << was the fortune of Homer's Rhapsodies." I suppose this will be believed as soon of one as of the other. But M. Du Resnel, our Poet's Translator, is not behind hand with the Critic, in his judgment on the work. “ The only reason” (says he) “ for which this poem can be properly termed an
Essay, is, that the Author has not formed his plan with all " the regularity of method which it might have admitted.” And again—“ I was, by the unanimous opinion of all those 56 whom I have consulted on this occasion, and amongst these, “ of several Englishmen completely skilled in both languages,
obliged to follow a different method. The French are not satis" fied with sentiments, however beautiful, unlefs they be metho« dically disposed: Method being the characleristic that distine “ guishes our performances from those of our neighbours," &c. It is enough just to have quoted these wonderful Men of method, and to leave them to the laughter of the world.
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IneMen, we various ruling. Passions find,
9. In Women, two almost divide the Kindia Those only furd, they first or last obey The Doré op-Plasúre, and the Sove of Sway.
Char: of Women