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the octavo edition (see p. 225, 1. 22). The poem (with Introduction and Notes) will be found in the first volume of Elwin & Courthope’s Edition. PAGE 227. Motto. Persius, Sat. i. 27. PAGE 228. There is still extant. Aulus Gellius, Moct. Aft. xx. ch. 5. — Gratian. See note in vol. iv. p. 296. — Cowley. Several Discourses by Way of Essays, x. (‘The Danger of Procrastination’). PAGE 229. A book entitled Le Comte de Gabalis, by the Abbé Villars, dealing with the Rosicrucian mysteries, was at this time much read and talked about in England. It was translated from the French by Ozell. Pope derived from it his notion of the Machinery of the Sylphs, which he incorporated in the revised version of the Rape of the Lock. PAGE 230. Motto. Ovid, Ars Amat. ii. 539. PAGE 233. Voz. zvere so Áined to recommend. See vol. iv. p. 165. — Motto. Horace, Odes, II. iii. I-4.
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— Spring-Garden, also known as Vauxhall (‘Fox-hall,” on p. 241). Cf. note in vol. ii. p. 328; and see Mr. Dobson’s Eighteenth Century Vignettes, vol. i. PAGE 24I. La Hogue. ‘Aantry Bay,’ in A. PAGE 243. Motto. As there noted. — My lord Bishop of Asaph (Dr. William Fleetwood) published Four Sermons in 1712, to which he prefixed the Preface here reprinted by Steele. The House of Commons having condemned the book, because of its Whig principles, Steele by this editorial ruse gave it a wide circulation (fourteen thousand copies were said to have been sold). He delayed publication till twelve o’clock, so that it might go direct to the Queen's breakfast-table without risk of suppression by the Court officials. Mr. Spectator here, and in the case of the Duke of Marlborough, had forgotten his vow not to meddle with politics. See Johnson's Life of Addison. PAGE 248. Motto. Ovid, 7%ristoa, I. iii. 66. PAGE 251. Motto. Cicero, Oratio pro M. Caelio, 6, 13. PAGE 254. Motto. Horace, Epzsz. I. xviii. IO2. This paper and Nos. 388 and 390 are wrongly numbered in A. PAGE 258. Motto. Virgil, Georg. ii. 174-5. — There is an editorial tradition that verse renderings of a chapter of Proverbs and of another portion of the Old Testament were by a Mr. Parr, a dissenting minister at Morton-Hampstead, in Devonshire. The passage in Addison's paper which suggested the present exercise will be found in No. 327. The last lines in the first and second stanzas read in A, respectively—
“And their united Beauties shall be less than mine.”
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for twenty-eight pounds. [In A the sum is given as fifty pounds.] No. 389.
See the note in Chalmers's edition.
Casimir Lyszynski suffered at Warsaw in 1689. See Chalmers's
Inotes. PAGE 265. Motto. Cicero P No. 390, PAGE 266. The best, said he. Spenser, Faerie Queene, Bk. VI.
canto vi. St. I4. PAGE 268. Motto. Persius, Sat. ii. 3-13. No, 391, PAGE 269. An Ephesian Widow. Cf. vol. i. p. 45, and vol. iii.
• 24.I. racio 272. Motto. Petronius Arbiter, czviii. The passage runs— No. 392, “Sed per ambages, deorumque ministeria, et fabulosum sententiarum tormentum, praecipitandus est liber spiritus.” — (End of Ist par.)—‘that it produced so odd a Dream, that no one but the SPECTATOR could believe that the Brain, clogged in Sleep, could furnish out such a regular Wildness of Imagination’ (A). + PAGE 274. Motto. Virgil, Georg. i. 412. No, 393, PAGE 276. Paradise Lost, iv. 148-156. PAGE 278. Motto. Cicero 2 No. 394,