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ON THE 33893 SUBLIME:
Tranflated from the GREEK, with
NOTES and OBSERVATIONS,
Some Account of the LIFE, WRITINGS, and CHARACTER of the AUTHOR.
By WILLIAM SMITH, A. M. Rector of TRINITY in Chefter.
Thee, great Longinus! all the Nine inspire,
The SECOND EDITION, Corrected and Improved.
Printed for B. DoD, at the Bible and Key in Ave-Mary Lane near Stationers-Hall. MDCC XLIII.
To the Right Honourable
EARL of MACCLESFIELD,
Viscount PARKER of EWEL ME, and Baron PARKER of MACCLESFIELD.
HE greatest Degree of Purity and Splendor united, that LONGINUS has for
fome Ages appeared in, was
under the Patronage of the late Lord MACCLESFIELD. A Writer of fo much Spirit and Judgment, had a juft Claim to the Protection of fo elevated a Genius, and fo judicious an Encourager of polite Learning. Longinus is now going to appear in an English Dress, and begs the Support of Your LORDSHIP'S Name. He has undergone no farther Alteration, than what was abfolutely neceffary to make him English. His Senfe is faithfully represented, but whether this Tranflation has any of the original