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E S S A Y
S A TIRE
Occasioned by the Death of
Mr P O P E.
Mr W ARB U R T O N.
By J. BROWN, A. M.
Glory and Fear of Shame universal, y 29. This Pasion, implanted in Man as a Spur to Virtue, is generally perverted, v 41. And thus becomes the Occasion of the greatest Follies, Vices, and Miseries, x 61. It is the work of Satire to rectify this Paffron, to reduce it to its proper Channel, and to convert it into an Incentive to Wisdom and Virtue, y 89. Hence it appears, that Satire may influence those who defy all Laws Human and Divine, ý 99. An Objection answered, ♡ 131.
PART II. Rules for the Conduct of Satire. Justice and Truth
its chief and essential Property, x 169. Prudence in the Application of Wit and Ridicule, whose Province is, not to explore unknown, but to enforce known Truths, y 191. Proper Subjects of Satire are the Manners of present Times, 38 239. Decency of Expression recommended, 255.
The different Methods in which Folly and Vice ought to be chastised, x 269. The Variety of Style and Manner which these two Subjects require, v 277.
The Praise of Virtue may be admitted with Propriety, * 315. Caution with regard to Panegyrick, 329. The Dignity of true Satire, x 341.
Horace, Persius, Juvenal, 357, etc. Causes of