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From F R I DAY September 21, to F R I D A Y'September 28, 1764.
TVn E S S A Y on refined and friendly keep,. up. an uninterrupted Tcnour of good
; - Ghaflity and Propriety of Style. . And indeed-
IPrittn in the Tivsnty fecond Tear of the Au- eycn in "Xonverfatioh "1 have obferved fdme";
. : - tkor. Jigc. Gentlemen of this Stamp, vhen they have fal-.
' . 1" - ' Jen foul on Meii ofifupenor Senfe, to have
.L i t 1 -.writers or me nru janK in tne
been ravoured wttn avery:napr
forts,; Their Spirits eyaporated and if their
nncagoniii oravejy uoou nis urouno; ne was
Conviriced, that their ..'Forces were rather for ;i
4.AV t V . 1 - - - - .. , ' n :
iiiWiifii! py Turn, for Gonverfatim ' ; 'llort akirmiir) ot VV it,, than tor a let and la tl -and
that others, on the contrary, could never ii-g;Battle.-TThejF put me-in-MindTof what
make their. AppearanceJo Adv'antagcJnlPHrTf, Zl
who wcrryet looked upon as the very Life and That in- the Beginning of the Fight,
Genius of every private companyrtneyTameM
wards the Conclufion of it, lefs than 7.v
c Th,f " whenever Sir Will 1AM KlLLlr phlegmatick . Goliftitution ; their Parts arc
grew took Pen in Hand, he did not come ; but fure ; and, vhat is -wanting in
i ihe-never up invwhat- we csll
fhe wed- in Convention ; whereas Mr.- "rcngv fnafculine Senfe
" Cowley was the Reverfe of this Charac-
'et ter, as ir John De n h a m gives" us to uh-
u derftand m the touowmgines :
Had Co vx-e Y neerfpokei&i LLiaRv
ne'er' Writ ;
it Combind in m: tbef d Jhiiv-d a matchlefs
I would therefore obferve, that there afb
two Kinds of Wit ; the one I cM'Thjfel Wt
whichjconfilts cf glittering Points,' little Flou
rifhes, , andni
may be ltyled tme Sterl i ngW i tr1 wh k h -Is
mad e tipo faric h V e i rvo f good ,T h i n k i ngV-ex-
altfd: Sentiment::, and a curious , Obkrvations-;
: -This may S
incr manner ; Some Men are pt an atry, voia- me x uumcb ,m uic iauct vcijr niiy,
IUC I tiiipvi , v.w t,T r r
' fine but foon tn rn'd : They , have Bn(knefs The -former pleafes more upon a fuperncial,,
v and' Vivacity ot Spirit 'enough :for, a (harp, -tranfient Vievr5 the latter upon a-mature De-
furprizine Kepartee, or .anyTotneHexrernpore riiccrauoii jriiic-unc iuciciuh. wuu
c.vi nf Fanrv: but thev.Kave not that Strcneth .. common. Cpnverja; tion th e oth er: i n W ri ting.
and SteadiDcis i.'6f?Spiritj which is neccfiiry to That I. may jiot lofe myieli in too lirge
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