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In RIVE VOLUMES.
in the Strand. MDCCLXIV.
Of TRAGEDY. HERE is no species of poetry that has occasioned fo
criticisms, and given rise to such a multitude of rules, as tragedy ; nor any point in literature about which opinions are more divided. This has been the case from Aristotle to Voltaire ; and amongst such an infinity of critics, few have done any real service to the subject of their Vol. III.