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vih holding fire in its right hand vened for a sea lig his legu, through the inside of the body and arm
tract, which may be called the 'rè, a-variegated dress, prefling and crowgion of tortures. Here I saw Grief, ding upon each other, as if to force Despair, Envy, Revenge, and all the a palage into open day. I stood agonizing cares that made this place for a time wondering at this mighty worse than what the poets fable, of bustle, and then enquired what was Tartarus. In one part was to be the cause of it. To which Invenseen Ambition falling back, like the tion replied, “ That bright band ftone of Syfophus; in another place, which you behold for eagerly gatherHunger was tantalized with the hopes ing about the gates of life, are the of a supper ; but the worst of fiends, chosen few to which' Apollo has apcruel Want, forbids the touch. Here pointed a new birth imo the world, food a pillory, with Defamation nail and obey are now impatiently waited to it by the ears; there a bianket ing til proper bodies are prepared stretched out, and a bard going to be for them by those poetical midwives, toffed in it, _Here a tumultuous commonly called booksellers. They play house at the damnation of a were all in the beginning wafted ovirgið muse; the sneering beaux in ver by Perception, whom you have the boxes display their false teeth; seen, and were thence conveyed to the pit rises eoraged, the gallery the repository of ideas in the care of opens its rude, threats, and nothing Memory, till in the various courfe is to be heard but .. throw him o. of human contingencies, they are ver w ont ye ha' fome orange again called forth, and by my skill chips w on't ye ha' fome nonpa- arranged in proper order for their reils off the stage, off, off ;' appearance among the fons of men.” till at length the catcal whizzes, and Thus having faid, he led me the poor poet in the mean time is round the whole extent of Elyfiuin, ready to expire, and pangs as bad gave me a complete vicw of all 'bis as hell torment' him.
i intelle&tual traid, and at length disHad I all the pens of all the serib. nilled me through the ivory gate to blers of the age, I mould not be a-; breathe the vital air, to which I was ble to relate every occurrence in my: highly pleased to find myself readventures, and I was by this time stored ; and the joy occasioned by admonished, by my guide that we this reflection operated fo ftrongly were arrived at the scat of Happi- on my spirits, that I felt my felf in gels. Here we found Invention hap.. some agitation, 'and was instantly py in a review of all bis airy beings, wakened out of my dreamy.. that were fluttering round him in ...
Your's, '&c. W. T.
Sbert DESCRIPTION of the COLOSSUS. of RHODES.
T H E Coloffus of Rhodes, one, and was cast entirely of brass by
1 of the seven wonders of the Chares of Lyndus, a' town in the world, was fo large, that a ship una, ide of Rhodes, who was twelve years der fail might pass between its legs in making it'; it was seventy cubits Tbis ftatue,, which, was of such an highs and every part being in proenormous size as thus to fraddle portion, the thumb was as thick as fifty fathoms, represented Apollo, a man could grasp in his arms ; November, 1764.