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THE

SATIRES

O F

HORACE.

In LATIN and ENGLISH.

WITH

Critical NOTES collected from the best
Latin and French COMMENTATORS.

Primùm ego me illorum, dederim quibus effe poetis,
Excerpam numero; neque enim concludere verfum

Dixeris effe fatis-

SAT. 4. L. 1.

By the Revd Mr. PHILIP FRANCIS,
Rector of Skeyton in Norfolk.

VOL. III.

THE SECOND EDITION.

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LONDON:

Printed for A. MILLAR, at Buchanan's Head,
oppofite to Katharine-Street, in the Strand.
M. DCC. XLVII.

$7-11 1911

THE

PREFAC E.

HE firft and principal Intention of this Work, was to explain, perhaps, the most difficult Author in the Latin Tongue; an Author who will always be more admired in proportion to his being better understood. Such a Defign, if tolerably well executed, feemed to deserve fome Encouragement; but to preferve his original Spirit in a punctual, regular Translation hath been fo long confidered as defperate, that it were hardly modeft to attempt it.

Every Reader is a Critic in proportion to his Abilities and Judgment. He propofes whatever he thinks difficult, and expects an Explanation fuited to his Tafte and Understanding. Thefe are too great a Number to

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