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THE tragedy of Coriolanus is one of the most amufing of our author's performances. The old man's merriment in Menenius; the lofty lady's dignity in Volumnia; the bridal modesty in Virgilia; the patrician and military haughtiness in Coriolanus ; the plebeian malignity and tribunitian infolence in Brutus and Sicinius, make a very pleafing and interefting variety and the va rious revolutions of the hero's fortune fill the mind with anxious curiofity. There is, perhaps, too much buftle in the first act and too little in the laft. JOHNSON.
END OF VOLUME THE SEVENTH.