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65. Ecquid opus Cratero : Et - 0. C. 66. Disciteque o miseri : Discite 0. m.
67. Quid sumus, aut quidnam : Q. s. et q.
68. Quis datus : aut metæ quam mollis : Quis datur a. m. qua levis
73. Disce, neque invideas : Disce nec in.
79. ærumnosique Solones : æ. rumnosique salones 8(). lumine terram: lumina ter
SATIRA QUINTA. 2. in carmina centum : in carmine c. 15. Ore“ teris : ..
:: .. Ms. 19. bullatis ut mihi nugis : pullatis u. m. n. 25. tectoria: tentoria 37. tunc fallere solers : tum f. s. 38. ostendit regula mores : extendit r. m.
58. In Venerem est putris : est deest, et—is a manu secunda.
66. Cras hoc fiet, idem cras fiet,: C. b. f. i. c. fiat
73. hac ut quisque Velina : h. quam quique V.
78. momento turbinis : m. temporis 82. hanc nobis pilea donant ? :
d. 8*. Cui licet ut voluit ?: C. I. u. libuit
87. licet, ut volo, vivere, tolle. : licet illud et u. v.; et vivere deest. 96. gannit in aurem: garrit i. a. 97. vitiabit agendo : vitiavit a.
105. veri speciem di. : veri specimen di,
107, et quæ vitanda : quæque vitanda
112. Nec gluto sorbere : Nec glutto sorbere 118. repeto, finemque : relego f. 120. nullo thure litabis: n. turel, 124. datum hoc sumis tot subdite : d. h. sentis t. s.
127. Si increpui, cessas : Si increpuit e.
130. qui tu impunitior : quin tu inportunior
140. Jam pueris pellem: J. puer.
in c. S.
141, nihil obstat : nihil obstet
155. Huccine, an hunc: Hunc. cine a. b.
157. Nec tu cum : Nec cum tu
159. arripit, ast tamen : abrumpit tamen
175. lictor quam jactat : lictor quem j.
191. Vulpenius ingens : Vulfennius ingens
SATIRA SEXTA. 3. primordia
· Ms. 24. Nec tenuem solers turdorum nosse salivam: N. tenues solers turdarum nosse
salivas 37. sed Bestius urget : et B. u. 46. lutea gausapa captis, : lutea gansapa victis
79. depinge ubi sistam : depunge u. s.
NOTICE OF “Lines on the Death of Her Royal Highness the Prin
cess Charlotte of Wales: to which was adjudged the Prize, proposed by the Provost and Senior Fellows of Trinity College, Dublin, for the best English Poem on the subject. By John Anster, A. B. Sch. T.C.D.”
We are sorry we have not room for the whole of this prizepoem, which reflects great credit on the heads of Trinity College, Dublin, who have stimulated the students of that celebrated establishment to the pursuit of poetical eminence. We shall present our readers with extracts from it:
“How hollow are the promises of earth!
Or, when the dry wind breathes, the traveller starts
“ It was a dream ;-its hues have passed away!
“Oh there is grief on earth !-o'er Windsor's halls
By strong but painful effort !-- not a voice
Disturbs the solemn silence of the pile :-
“ Spirit of the Departed, smile on him !
Such is his happy dream.”—pp. 17, 18.
Weep, for the wrath of God is over us !”
Yes, there are spirits, whom the cold heart knows not !”
“Oh God, in trouble we do call on thee!”
No. IV.- Continued from No. Xxxiv. p. 340.] To animadvert upon involuntary error, or bring before the public, * mistakes, which are necessarily attended by no bad effects sufficiently
important to attract the public notice, must ever be regarded as an action not only unnecessary, but proceeding from a malignant disposition. The case is far otherwise when those in error will not be at the pains to obtain informatiou, and yet affect to lead public opinion, and promulgate dogmas destructive of science, and subversive of that learning which has for its object the discovery of truth. It becomes a duty to expose error when thus rendered mischievous in its consequences; and the delicacy, that would screen the promulgators of false doctrines from public censure, is in itself highly reprehensible. In the preceding essays it has been the endeavour of the writer to show, that the ancient philosophy is not sufficiently prized, because those who undertake to guide public opinion, and instruct the rising generation, have not taken the pains necessary to become acquainted with its doctrines,
even its first principles; and Mr. Dugald Stuart actually apologises for Dr. Reid, who undertook to analyse and explain what he confesses he did not understand, by saying, that “he could not be expected to take pains in learning what he despised.” How came the Doctor to despise what he did not understand ? What would he have said to those ignorant of the truths which it was the duty of his life to preach, had they told him, “ we will take no pains to understand your doctrine because we despise it?” If the ignorant may urge their contempt of what is to them unknown as a reason for refusing to study or receive instruction, their ignorance must be lasting, and ages of darkness must revolve in long succession: we must arrive at a state of barbarism scarcely elevated above that of the beasts which perish, while many of our natural faculties and instincts remain inferior to theirs. Should mankind ever arrive at this state of ultimate degradation, the memory of better ages, and the science of men not undeserving of the epithet of god-like, will be lost; as pone are so completely satisfied with their own acquirements as the most profoundly ignorant; for the man must have made some progress in knowledge, who is sensible of his defects, and that he really stands in need of farther information.
The Irish farmer mentioned by Mr. Burke, who wished his son to be a scholar, but upon looking at a Greek book, exclaimed, that he would not have his boy bothered with ugly-looking pot-hooks with