Oldalképek
PDF
[ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][graphic][graphic][graphic]
[subsumed][subsumed][graphic]

Qua omnium mortalium narratur Stultitia.

THE

MOT)ERN SHIP OF FOOLS.

AERE PERENNIUS. .
LONDON:

PRINTED FoB wrLLIAM Miller, AlbemarLe stneer.

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors][ocr errors]
[graphic]
[ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small][graphic]
[ocr errors]

To that individual, if such an one exists, who resembles the man sought after by the philosopher Diogenes at noon day, with a lighted candle in a lanthorn".

UNKNowN,

WHEREsoe’ER thou art, I humbly greet thee, heedless of thy country, religion, language, or colour; well convinced, that neither climate, creed, tongue or complexion can prove detrimental to the expansion of wisdom, or tend to warp thee from the pursuits of everlasting truth.

To thee, O Phoenix or to adopt the words of Solomon, “Beloved of my soul,” do I send

* It is obvious, that our Poet did not take the honest man of the Cynic, in a literal sense, but that he conceived the philosopher went in search of a wise and good man, and not merely of one who was proof against the temptation of purloining a silver spoon. Colui e huomo, che puð regger se stesso.

« ElőzőTovább »