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GENIUS AND WRITINGS
Satyra quidem tota nostra est : in qua primus insignem laudem adeptus est
J. ASPERNE; AND VERNOR, HOOD, AND SHARPE.
REV. DR. YOUNG,
RECTOR OF WELWYN,
PERMIT me to break into your retirement, the residence of virtue and literature, and to trouble you with a few reflections on the merits and real character of an admired Author, and on other collateral subjects of criticism, that will naturally arise in the course of such an enquiry. No love of singularity, no affectation of paradoxical opinions, gave rise to the following Work. I revere the memory of Pope, I respect and honour his abilities ; but I do not think him at the head of his profession. In other words, in that species of poetry wherein VOL. I.