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i Pope seems here to confuse Heraclitus with Democritus, “the laughing philosopher.” Donne says with propriety, “ Would not Heraclitus laugh ?" but there would be nothing extraordinary in Heraclitus bursting with spleen.
· Albert Durer thought that the
true proportions of beauty could be measured by mechanical rules.
3 In the same manner Boileau, Lutrin, i. 19: Les Chanoines vermeils, et brillans do santé.
4 Sir John Gonson, the famous police magistrate, was as celebrated
Nature made every fop to plague his brother,
Frighted, I quit the room ; but leave it so
Courts are too much for wits so weak as mine :
in his day, in the annals of justice, as one of his successors in office, Sir John Fielding, has been since. His portrait is introduced in Hogarth's Harlot's Progress. - BOWLES.
Pope has introduced him again in ver. 54.
Compare Essay on Criticisme,
? The room hung with old tapestry representing the Seven Deadly Sins. — POPE.