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[60] A similar fault is found amongst ourselves, consisting in the indiscriminate mixture of grand words with mean, old with new, and poetic with colloquial, the result being a monstrous medley like that described by Horace in the opening portion of his Ars poetica,1
“If a painter choose
To place a man's head on a horse's neck,
and, be proceeds to say, should add other limbs from different animals.

1 A. P. I.

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