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47. A Parallel between Alexander and a Highwayman.. Hawkesworth.

48. How far the Precept to love our Enemies is prac

ticable.

Hawkesworth.

49. Parallel between ancient and modern Learning.

Warton.
Johnson.

50. On Lying. 51. Translation of a Manuscript of Longinus lately discovered, containing a Comparison of celebrated Passages in Pagan and Jewish Writers.

Warton.

52. Distresses of an Author invited to read his Play. Hawkesworth.

53. Misargyrus's Account of his Companions in the

Fleet.

Johnson.

54. The fatal Effects of false Apologies and Pretences:

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Warton. 58. Presumption of modern Criticism censured. Ancient Poetry necessarily obscure. Examples from Horace.

Johnson.

THE

BRITISH ESSAYISTS.

FORTY VOLUMES.

VOL. XXI.

THE

BRITISH ESSAYISTS.

WITH

PREFACES,

BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND CRITICAL.

BY

JAMES FERGUSON, ESQ.

AUTHOR OF THE "NEW BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY."

Second Edition.

IN FORTY VOLUMES.

XXI.

ADVENTURER, VOL. II.

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