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P. 35. “ they perceived the air to break about them "

- they perceived the air break about them " adding that we had but this "

- adding we bad but this—". P. 36. “ as to let them be often desired, and long ex

Ibid,

pected.

“ – as to let them be often called for, and long

expected.” Ibid. “- a funeral elegy on the duke.

The original edition has—" upon the duke.” In almost every other passage where the preposition upon occurs, it is changed in the second copy, as in the present instance, to on. Ibid. “ — wherein after they have crowned his valour

with many laurels, they will at last deplore” " — and after they have crowned, &c. at last

deplore." P. 37. “ I would not have them worse used than one of

their brethren was by Sylla the Dictator." " — I would not have them worse used than Sylla

the Dictator did one of their brethren.” Ibid. " — one who is so much a well-wisher to the satire,

that he intends at least to spare no man; and

though, &c. yet he ought to be punished” “ – one that is so much a well-wisher to the

satire, that he spares no man; and though, &c.

yet ought to be punished .” P. 39. “ - especially him whom 'you first described

“ – especially him who you first described.” Ibid. " but what will you say, if he has been received

amongst great persons. I can assure you he is

at this day the envy of one who~" " — but what will you say, if he has been received amongst the great ones. I assure you he is at

this day the envy of a person whom," P. 40.“ – I cannot think so contemptibly of the age in

, which I live " " — I cannot think so contemptibly of the age I

live in," P 41. " Crites -.- told Eugenius that if he pleased

“ – Crites ... told Eugenius that he approved

his proposition, and if he pleased, &c.” P. 42: “ — as we have many now living, or who lately

were." " -- as we have many now living, or who lately

were so." P. 45. “ — yet wishing they had it, that desire is incitement

enough," " — yet wishing they had it, it is incitement

enough.” P. 46. “ - if yet they had ability to go through the work.”

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Ibid.“ of which none boast in this our age

which none boast of in this our age-". In like manner, in various instances where the prepo. sition had been improperly placed at the end of the sentence, he corrected the error in the second copy. P. 47. “ that all the parts of it are (as near as may be)

to be equally subdivided " " -- that all the parts of it are to be equally

subdivided.” P. 48. “ - they suffer you not to behold him till he is in

sight of the goal"
" you behold him not till he is in sight," &c.

P. 49. “ — he who enters second, has business with him who

was on before; and before the second quits the stage,

a third appears who has business with him.” s - he that enters second, &c.—a third appears

who has business with the first." P. 51. “ — so long as Aristophanes and Plautus are

extant" — so long as Aristophanes in the old, and Plautas

in the new comedy,&c. Ibid. " — the wit of which depended upon some custom or

story—”

" — whose wit depended on some custom,” &c. P. 52. “ — whether you consider the bad plays of our age,

or regard the good plays of the last, both the best and worst of the modern poets will instruct you to

admire the ancients.“ – whether you consider the bad plays of our

age, or the good ones of the last, &c.-to respect

i the ancients.” P. 54. “ - Thirdly, the Catastasis, called by the Romans,

Status, the height and full growth of the play;

we may call it properly the Counterturn ".

“ – Thirdly, the Catastasis, or Counterturn—". P. 56. “ ~ till he was to come with his eyes pulled out, to

speak a hundred or more verses~" " -- till, &c. to speak a hundred or two of

verses." P. 57. “ – kind in nature to his mistress_”.

" - kind in nature to his wench" Ibid. " the old Elizabeth way, which was for maids to

be seen," &c. “ – the old Elizabeth way, for maids to be

seen,” &c.

P. 58. His Heautontimorumenos --- takes up visibly two

days, says Scaliger; the two first acts concluding

the first day; the three last the day ensuing," “ — His Heautontimorumenos ..-- two days;

therefore, says Scaliger, the two first acts concluding the first day, were acted over-night, the

three last on the ensuing day." P. 59. " — to give ample relation of the disorders he has

raised -" " -- to give ample relation of the garboils he has

raised ," P. 60. “ which, by the way, was very inartificial, be.

cause" &c. “ – which, by the way, was very inartificial to

do, because”—&c. P. 62. “ the elegancy of which - ... beaves an impression

on our souls." — the elegancy, of which .... leaves an im

pression of the wit upon our souls. P. 66. “ — as the women in Juvenal's time used to cry out

in the fury of their lust. Any sudden gust,&c. “ – as the women in Juvenal's time used to cry

out in the fury of their lust. Then indeed to speak sense were an offence. Any sudden gust,”

&c.

P. 77.“ — a deeper impression of belief in us than all the

actor can insinuate into us.” " — a deeper, &c. than all the actor can persuade

us to."

P. 81. " -- and make him punish himself with harder

fare ---- to get up again what he had lost." – and make him, &c. to get it up again.

P. 87. “ — and their actors speak by the hour-glass, like

our parsons."

“ — and their actors, &c. as our parsons do.” P. 88. “ — with a speech of an hundred lines.

“ – with a speech of an hundred or two hundred

lines," Ibid. “ to a much higher degree of perfection than the

French poets can reasonably hope to reach.” “ – to a much, &c. ---- than the French poets

can arrive at." P. 89. “ --- for there appear two actions in the play—"

“ for there appears two actions,” &c. P. 90.“ that the French have reason to hide .... and

to choose,” &c. “ that the French have reason when they hide, ---,

and choose," &c. P. 94. " — and thrusts him into a place of safety, which

is supposed to be her closet." — and thrusts him through a door, which is

supposed to be her closet.” P. 96. “- epecially if you read his Sad Shepherd.

: “ – especially if you look upon his Sad Shepherd." 99.“ but he would produce it much better done in

Shakspeare." I “— but he would produce it much better treated

of in Shakspeare." P.101.“ no poet before them could paint as they have

done."

“ – no poet can ever paint as they have done.” P. 103.“ he weaved it too closely and laboriously, in his

comedies especially.. “ — he weaved it too closely and laboriously, in

his serious plays especially.”

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