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[105] Eadem sequerisque fugisque; that is, says Helvetius, Cum ipsa vacca sis, fugiendo vaccam, eundem sequeris; nec fugiendo vaccam esse desines. The following verse, “Tu tibi dax comiti, tu comes ipsa duci,

is an instance of that trifling with words, for which, as has been before observed, our poet is often severely censured by the critics.

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