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PHILOSOPHERS and CRITICKS.
Xenophon. Plutarch. Lucian. Longinus. Tully. Quintilian. Petronius. Horace. Lilius Giraldus. Scaliger. Voflius. Boslu. Rapin. *D'acier. St Evremond. Vavafos. Sir Philip Sidney. Dryden. Sir William Temple. Tatler. Spectator. Lord Roscomon. Duke of Bucks. Dennis.
Sophocles. Euripides. Menander. Aristophanes. Theocritus, Virgil. Lucan. Plautus. Terence. Corneille. Racine. Boileau. Taflo. Petrarch. Chaucer. Spencer. Shakespear. Fletcher. B. Johnson. Milton. Cowley. Wycherley. Otway. Waller, Lee, Addison. Congreve. Garth. Blackmore. Rowe, Philips, os
HE pamper'd Abbot too, cries, he's a Saint
Look with a curious Eye all Europe round,
The Front of Heaven fome fpecious Tale will tell,
Abfence to a Lover is fure Death,
His Soul is in her, and fo goes away.
Abfence is Hell, whence all true Joys are driven;
Love reckons Hours for Months, and Days for Years, And ev'ry little Abfence is an Age. Dryd. Amphit. The tedious Hours move heavily away,
And each long Minute feems a lazy Day. Ot. Cai. Mar.
And break my Heart with Grief for thy unkind Delay.
(Dryd. Mar. A-la-mode. While in divine Panthea's Charming Eyes I view the naked Boy that basking lies, I grow a God! fo bleft, fo bleft am I, With facred Rapture and immortal Joy!
But, abfent, if she shines no more,
If her bright Prefence brought not Light;
The Gods themselves cannot be more! Roch
For Paffion by long Abfence does improve,
And makes that Rapture which before was Love. Step.