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33893 S U B L I M M E:
Translated from the GREEK, with
NOTES and OBSERVATIONS
A N D
Some Account of the Life, WRITINGS,
and CHARACTER of the AUTHOR.
By WILLIAM SMITH, 4. M.
Rector of TRINITY in Chester.
Thee, great Longinus! all the Nine inspire,
The SECOND EDITION, Corrected and Improved.
Printed for B. Dod, at the Bible and Key in Ave-Mary Lane
near Stationers-Hall. MDCCXLIII.
To the Right Honourable
G E O R G E
EARL of MACCLESFIELD,
Viscount PARKER of Ewel me, and
Baron Parker of MACCLESFIELD.
HE greatest Degree of Purity and Splendor united, that
LONGINUS has for fome Ages appeared in, was
under the Patronage of the late Lord MACCLESFIELD. A Writer of so much Spirit and Judgment, had a juft Claim to the Protection of so elevated a Genius, and so judicious an Encourager of polite Learning. Longinus is now going to appear in an English Dress, and begs the Support of Your LORDSHIP's Name. He has undergone no farther Alteration, than what was absolutely necessary to make him English. His Sense is faithfully represented, but whether this Translation has any of the