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DIALOGUES

Concerning

ELOQUENCE

IN GENERAL;

And particularly, that Kind which is
fit for the PULPIT:

By the late

Archbishop of CAMBRAY.

Falfe Eloquence, like the Prifmatick Glass,
Its gaudy Colours spreads on ev'ry Place:
The Face of NATURE, we no more survey ¿
All glares alike, without Diftinction, gay.
But true Expreffion like th' unchanging Sun,
Clear's and improve's whate'er it shines upon :
It gilds all Objects, but it alters none.

Mr. POPE's Effay on Criticism.

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DIALOGUES

Concerning

ELOQUENCE

IN GENERAL;

And particularly, that Kind which is
fit for the PULPIT:

By the late

Archbishop of CAMBRAY.

WITH HIS

LETTER

TO THE

FRENCH ACADEMY,

RHETORIC, POETRY,HISTORY,

Concerning

AND

A Comparison betwixt the ANTIENTS
and MODERNS.

Tranflated from the FRENCH, and illustrated
with NOTES and QUOTATIONS;
By A

Rector of Morningthorp in Norfolk.

LONDON:

Printed by T. Wood, for J. WALTHOE, Jun. over-against
the Royal Exchange in Cornhill. MDCC XXII.

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10-7-53 MFP

McLeish
9-23-53
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The TRANSLATOR'S

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HE French Prefacer has given a full Account of the following Pieces. I think it needless to recommend them they are the late Archbishop of CAMBRAY's. Some Apology however may be expected for my Undertaking a Tranflation that deferv'd the finest Pen. All I can fay, without the Appearance of Vanity, is, that I was afraid it fhou'd fall into worfe Hands. I have more reason to make fome Excufe for the unufual Liberty I have taken in tranflating the DIALOGUES. 'Tis what I cou'd not avoid. Their Stile is extremely concife; A 3 fometimes

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