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Ver. 443. By the fame contrivance Virgil produces a great idea of FAME. Ingrcditurque folo^ et caput inter nubila condit. l. iv. ver. 177. y:'fM.. 'i-fMOr. ij. THE 26 Of the THE fentiments of with poets, refpett to Cafo t manner from the grandeur of latin arifes in like the I, fublimity cf the rival two the PAI*T tajh of fubjecT:, from the dignity of the character deicribed. Et cunfta t errarum fubaRa Prater atrocem animum Secret ofqut pios, bis ON account the fubject, HOR, Catonis. dantemjura Catonem.

177. y:'fM.. 'i-fMOr. ij. THE 26 Of the THE fentiments of with poets, refpett to Cafo t manner from the grandeur of latin arifes in like the I, fublimity cf the rival two the PAI*T tajh of fubjecT:, from the dignity of the character deicribed. Et cunfta t errarum fubaRa Prater atrocem animum Secret ofqut pios, bis ON account the fubject, HOR, Catonis. dantemjura Catonem. VIRG. "of the fuperior grandeur of the latter claims an undoubted The former indeed derives adpreference. ditional force from the art of the compofition, by means of which the firft hint of an excepfrom Ctefars power occafions a fufpenfe of tion thought, a kind of anxious expectation, which, mixing with the fublime fenfation, heightens it.

The author of a Treatife of Human Nature has very in- genioufly reduced thefe phenomena into the principle of affoThe fum of his reafoning, fo far ciation. B. ii. P. 3,S. g. as it is neceffary tc take notice of it here, is as follows. eft, than the fame fpace force exerted in could have in tude, which any other direction. The fenfation of amplithis means comes to attend the interpofed by transferred to, and confidcred as excited by the ohand that object, by thi* eminent and above us And here we transference, acquires grandeur and fublimhy.

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