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E L E M E N T S

OF

CRITICIS M.

V O LUME III.

E DIN BURGH:

Printed for A. MILLAR, London;

AND

A. KINCAID & J. BELL, Edinburgh.

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E L E M E N T S

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OMPARISONS, as observed above *, serve two different purposes : When addressed to the un

derstanding, their purpose is to instruct; when to the heart, their purpose is to give pleasure. With respect to the latter, à comparifon may be employ'd to produce various pleasures by different means. First, by suggesting fome unusual

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Chap. 8.

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resemblance

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