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CONTENT S.

PART I.
F the End and Efficacy of Satire. The Love of

Glory and Fear of Shame universal, 29. This Pasion, implanted in Man as a Spur to Virtue, is generally perverted, * 41. And thus becomes the Occasion of

x the greatest Follies, Vices, and Miseries, Ý 61. It is the Work of Satire to rectify this Paffion, to reduce it to it's proper Channel, and to convert it into an Incentive to Wifdom and Virtue, x 89. Hence it appears that Satire may influence those who defy all Laws Human and Divine, V 99. An Objection answered, X 131.

PART II. Rules for the Conduct of Satire. Justice and Truth its chief and essential Property, 169. Prudence in the Application of Wit and Ridicule, whose Province is, not to explore unknown, but to enforce known Truths, ŕ 191. Proper Subječts of Satire are the Manners of present times, Ý 239. Decency of Expreshon recommended, x 255. The different Methods in which Folly and Vice ought to be chaftised, x 269. The Variety of Style and Manner, which these two Subjects require, x 277. The Praise of Virtue

x may be admitted with Propriety, x 315. Caution with regard to Panegyric, x 329. The Dignity of true Satire,

* 341,

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PART III. The History of Satire. Roman Satirists, Lucilius, Horace, Persius, Juvenal, x 357, etc. Causes of the Decay of Literature, particularly of Satire, ¥ 389. Revival of Satire, Ý 401. Erasmus one of its principal Restorers, x 405. Donne, * 411. The Abuse of Satire in England, during the licentious Reign of Charles II.

415. Dryden, x 429. The true Ends of Satire pur, sued by Boileau in France, ¥ 439; and by Mr. Pope in England, * 445.

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