Imatges de pÓgina

They dream the blank of life alongs Senfe to be right, and passion to be wrong. * Some allowances must be made to those who are more animated and more employed, if in the bustle of great actions, and the exertion of great powers, they fall into some little errors.

The genius of Shakespear is so extensive and profound, I have reason to fear a greater number of excellencies have escaped my discernment, than I have suffered faults to pass without madversion: but I hope this weak attempt to vindicate our great dramatic Poet, will excite some critic able to do him more ample justice. In that confidence I have left untouched many of his pieces, which deserve the protection of more judicious zeal, and ikilful care.

my ani.

Dr. Young's Satires.


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