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SECOND DISSERTATION 249

Koiv^9 toTtas, by such obtestations as are used among the dearest friends and relations. And it's sufficient, he says, for him to be written cv avroi '^Tr]aLx6pi^, in Stesichorus's own heart. Now if these do not imply a friendship on Stesichorus's part, as well as Phaiaris's, let the reader be judge : and at the same time let him reflect, what an odd-sighted Examiner I have to deal with ; that at some times can see in books what never was there ; but at other times cannot see the plainest things, not only in other men's books, but even in his own.

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