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PRINTED BY T. SPILSBURY AND SON;
FOR J.BUCKLAND, J. RIVING TON AND SONS, T. PAYNE AND
PART I. Of the End and Efficacy of Satire.
Glory and Fear of Shame universal, ver. 29.
implanted in Man as a Spur to Virtue, is generally perverted,
Follies, Vices, and Miferies, ver. 61. It is the Work of
Satire to rectify this Paffion, to reduce it to its proper Chan-
nel, and to convert it into an Incentive to Wisdom and Virtue,
ver. 89. Hence it appears that Satire may influence thofe
who defy all Laws Human and Divine, ver. 99. An Objection
PART II. Rules for the Conduct of Satire. Juftice and
Truth its chief and effential Property, ver. 169. Prudence
in the Application of Wit and Ridicule, whofe Province is,
not to explore unknown, but to enforce known Truths, ver.
191. Proper Subjects of Satire are the Manners of present
Times, vcr. 239. Decency of Expreffion recommended, ver.
255. The different Methods in which Folly and Vice ought
to be chaftifed, ver. 269. The Variety of Style and Manners
which these two Subjects require, ver. 277. The Praise of
Virtue may be admitted with Propriety, ver. 315. Caution
with regard to Panegyric, ver. 329. The Dignity of True
PART III. The Hiftory of Satire. Roman Satirifts, Lucilius,