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S O M E RE M A R K S

Upon the MISREPRESENTATIONS of

Mons. de V OL TA I R E.

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THE THIRD EDITION.

L O N D.ON,
Printed by H. Hughs, near Lincoln's-Inn-Fields ;
For EDWARD and CHARLES DILLY, in the Poultry.

M.DCC.LXXII,

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INTRODUCTION.

MBPope, in the preface to his edition

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, of Shakespear, sets out with declaring, that, of all English poets, this author offers , the fullest and fairest subject for criticism. Animated by an opinion of such authority, some of the most learned and ingenious, of our critics have made correct editions of his works, and enriched them with notes. The fuperiority of talents and learning, which I acknowledge in these editors, leaves me no room to entertain the vain presumption of attempting to correct any paffages of this cea lebrated Author ; but the whole, as corrected and elucidated by Them, lies open to a thorough enquiry into the genius of our great English classic. Unprejudiced and candid Judgment will be the surest basis of his fame. А

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