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Has no superior to control,

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And, when it is enjoin'd t'obey,

Is but confin'd, and keeps the key;
Can walk invisible, and where,
And when, and how, it will, appear;
Can turn itself into disguises

Of all sorts, for all sorts of vices :

Can transubstantiate, metamorphose,

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And charm whole herds of beasts, like Orpheus {{ Make woods, and tenements, and lands,

Obey and follow its commands,

And settle on a new freehold,

As Marcly-hill remov'd of old;


Make mountains move with greater force

Than faith, to new proprietors;

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Of public charges and employments:

For true and faithful, good and just,

Are but preparatives to trust;
The gilt and ornament of things,

And not their movements, wheels, and springs.

All love, at first, like generous wine,
Ferments and frets until 'tis fine;
But, when 'tis settled on the lee,

And from th' impurer matter free,

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Far greater numbers have been lost by hopes,
Than all the magazines of daggers, ropes,
And other ammunitions of despair,
Were ever able to dispatch by fear.

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Authority is a disease and cure,uko dut som sila Which men can neither want nor well endure, omil

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Than those that hood-wink'd try to do't;

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With storms and tempests when they rage,

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So when the glorious season's gone

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Blown maggots in by flatterers.

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All smatt❜rers are more brisk and perto?ods ALA Than those that understand an art : As little sparkles shine more bright Than glowing coals, that give them light.

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As 'tis a greater mystery, in the art
Of painting, to foreshorten any part

Than draw it out, so 'tis in books the chief
Of all perfections to be plain and brief.

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Navigation, that withstood
The mortal fury of the Flood,
And prov'd the only means to save.
All earthly creatures from the wave,
Has, for it, taught the sea and wind
To lay a tribute on mankind,
That, by degrees, has swallow'd more
Than all it drown'd at once before.

As he whose destiny does prove

To dangle in the air above,

Does lose his life for want of air,

That only fell to be his share;

So he whom Fate at once design'd

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To plenty and a wretched mind, if
Is but condemn'd t' a rich distress,
And starves with niggardly excess.

A convert's but a fly, that turns about, After his head's pull'd off, to find it out.

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All the inventions that the world contains, Were not by reason first found out, nor brains; ~~ But pass for theirs who had the luck to light 94 Upon them by mistake or oversight... 12 fott BUTLER.

THE GENIUS AND LEARNING OF SHAKSPEARE. SHAKSPEARE is, above all writers, at least above all modern writers, the poet of nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpractised by the rest of the world; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate but upon small numbers; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opinions they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as the world will always supply, and observation will always find. His persons act and speak by the influence of those general passions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole system of life is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets, a charactér is too often an individual: in those of Shakspeare, it is commonly a species.

It is from this wide extension of design that so much instruction is derived. It is this which fills the plays of Shakspeare with practical axioms and domestic wisdom. It was said of Euripides, that

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