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CONTENT S.

PART 1.
F the End and Efficacy of Satire. The Love of

Glory and Fear of Shame universal, ¥ 29. This Pason, 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, Ý 61. It is the Work of Satire to rectify this Pasion, to reduce it to it's proper Channel, and to convert it into an Incentive to Wifdom and Virtue, * 89. Hence it appears that Satire may influence those who defy all Laws Human and Divine, 99. An Objeétion answered, x 131.

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

X 341,

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

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