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WORKS of the LEARNED,
Year One Thousand Seven Hundred
IMPARTIAL Accounts and Accurate
ABSTRACTS of the most valuable
INTERSPER S'D WITH
DISSERTATIONS on several curious and enter-
taining Subjects, Critical Reflections, and
Temple Gate in Fleet-Street, MDccxxxix.
WORKS of the LEARNED.
For JANUARY 1738.
ARTICLE I. REMARKS upon the Two Battles of Philippi in
the Georgicks, which seem to contradi&t History : and Geography: With a Vindication of Virgil, from the Cenfures pass’d upon him in relation to that noted Pasage. By Charles Lamotte, D.D.
Ergo inter fefe paribus concurrere telis
Virg. Georg. 1. 1. ver. 489. REVEREND SIR,
HIS excellent Poem, which gave Oc
casion to some Remarks I lately read to T
you, will, I hope, afford ine another Opportunity of clearing the Author of
a wrong Sense, which, I think, has been put upon him by his Commentators, and vindicating him from a great Licence which he is said to have taken in this Place. There is, I think, never a Para