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CONTENT S.

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PART I.
F the End and Efficacy of Satire. The Love of
Glory and Fear of Shame universal, x 29.

This Passion, implanted in Man as a Spur to Virtue, is generally perverted, x 41. And thus becomes the Occasion of the greatest Follies, Vices, and Miseries, x 61. It is the Work of Satire to re&tify this Palion, to reduce it to its proper Channel, and to convert it into an Incentive to Wifdom and Virtue, x 89. Hence it appears that Satire may influence those who defy all Laws Human and Divine, ☆ 99. An objection answered, 131.

PART II. Rules for the Conduct of Satire. Justice and Truth its chief and essential Property, x 169. Prudence in the Application of Wit and Ridicule, whose Province is, not to explore unknown, but to enforce known Truths, ♡ 191. Proper Subjects of Satire are the Manners of present times, Ý 239. Decency of Expression recommended, Ý 255. The different Methods in which Folly and Vice ought to be chaftised, * 269. The Variety of Style and Manner which these two Subječts require, 277. The Praise of Virtue may be admitted with Propriety, Ý 315. Caution with regard to Panegyrick, x 329. The Dignity of true Sa

tire, \ 341.

PART III. The History of Satire. Roman Satirists, Lucilius, Horace, Persius, Juvenal, x 357, etc. Causes of the Decay of Literature, particularly of Satire, ♡ 389. Revival of Satire, 401. Erasmus one of its principal Restorers, $ 405. Donne, x 411. The Abuse of Satire in England, during the licentious Reign of Charles II. * 415. Dryden, x 429. The true Ends of Satire pursued by Boileau in France, $.439; and by Mr. Pope in England, x 445.

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