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EGREGIUM PRÆS TANTI
OF MR. A. COWL EY;
IN TWO VOLUMES:
VOLUME THE FIRST.
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THE THIRD EDITION.
Forgot his Epic, nay Pindaric art;
L O N D ON:
P R E F A C E.
would be using most writers of name very ill, to treat them with that freedom, which I have
prefumed to take with Mr. Cowley. But everything he wrote, is either so good or so bad, that, in all reason, a separation should be made ; left the latter, which unhappily, is the greater part, should, in the end, stifle and overlay the former.
The reason of this striking difference in the compositions of the same man, whose genius and learna 3