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ON THE

PRINCIPLES

OF

TRANSLATION.

Nec converti ut Interpres, fed ut Orator, fententiis iifdem et earum formis
tanquam figuris, verbis ad nofiram confuetudinem aptis.

CIC. DE OPT. GEN. ORAT. 14.

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THE SECOND EDITION,
CORRECTED, AND CONSIDERABLY ENLARGED.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR T. CADELL AND W. DAVIES;

AND

W. CREECH EDINBURGH.

1797.

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THE

HE Author of this ESSAY acknowledges with pleafure, that the very favourable reception which the former Edition met with from the Public, was his motive for carefully revifing and correcting his Work, and for enlarging it with fuch additional obfervations, and illuftrations of his principles, as have occurred fince its first publication. For its moft material improvements, he is chiefly indebted to the very ample, candid, and judicious. criticisms of the periodical Reviewers, as well as to the remarks of his Literary Friends.

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