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Αλλα Ζευς Προτερος γέγονει, και πλειονα ηδει ; more ungenerous, or more unjust. I
do not know any man who has done i. e. “ But Jove was born the first, more for the cause of classical literaand more he knows." This verse is ture, by supplying excellent elemenalso alluded to by Proclus, in page' tary treatises—by setting afoot great 253 of the same Work. If Proclus literary projects,* and by giving useful had not, after quoting this verse, im- editions-than Valpy ; and it is very mediately added pnou Oungos, I should unfair that he should be so abused, have concluded, from the manner of even although he has let Barker run it, that it was an Orphic line.”- riot “preaching on ayanja," as a droll c. I. No. 42. p. 361. Should you in- poet of your own phrases it—or has deed ? I shall conclude from the re- published variousirritated growlingsof mark, that a man more ridiculously ill-humoured scholars. This I must ignorant of Greek literature does not say, who know nothing of him but by exist. The line which he has discover- his works. Will you let me add a ed, and translated, and Orphicized, you word about politics?t Nothing to be will find, if you look for it, quietly re- sure can be more absurd than to praise posing in its proper place, it being the or abuse any man's literary produe355th line of the 13th Book of the tions by the test of his polítical opiIliad. What could have made Valpy nions; yet after all it must be annoy: admit such a betise? And yet this ing enough to Valpy to find himself Taylor is one of the most arrogant revi- attacked by the full weight of the Tory lers of real scholars extant.
press, while he is perfectly conscious I began this correspondence in jest, that had he the felicity of being a Whig, but I conclude it quite in earnest, by not an instrument of the party
, from saying, that however I may agree with the cracked jewsharp of the Examiner
, the Quarterly Review in his remarks up to the Scottish bagpipe of the Edinon Thes. I was sorry and vexed to burgh, would have breathed any thing find him stigmatizing Valpy, one of but notes of gratulation, without rethe most learned, upright, and enter- garding at all whether he was right or prizing booksellers in the kingdom, wrong. Verily, whatever may be Whiş with the opprobrious title of the Curlí demerits, they have the merit of clingof the present day. Nothing could be ing to one another manfully.
* The Reviewer has misrepresented the nature of Valpy's edition of the Latin Classics. It is not a mere reprint of the Delphin edition, for it contains the best Vari
. orum notes on each author, and all the necessary subsidia. I confess, indeeil, that I think it would have been much better if the trumpery of the Delphin commentators were entirely neglected, as, with few exceptions, they were very incapable people.
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