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Brbian wine, book ii. ver, 224.
Chastity in love, and inducements to it, book i.
Crane, and signs from her, book ii. ver, 92, and
Chandler (Bishop) on the agesmentioned in Hesiod,
Fx oxar, &c. A criticism on the passage, book i.
Friendship, book ii. ver. 443.
Industry, the effects of it, book i. ver. 404, and
Navigation of the ancient Greeks, book ii. from
ver, 316 to 416, and note to ver. 316.
Offerings to the gods, book i ver. 444, and note
Pandora, the fable of her, book i.ver. 63. An ex-
Righteous, their felicity, book i. ver, 304, 372,
THE THEO GONY;
THE ARGUMENT. AITER the proposition and inyocation, the poet begins the generation of the gods. This poem, be
fides the genealogy of the deities and herocs, contains the føry of Heaven, and the conspiracy of his wife and fons against him, the story of Styx and her offsprings, of Saturp and his fons, and of Prometheus and Pandora : hence the poet proceeds to relate the war of the gods, which is the subject of above three hundred verses. The reader is often relieved, from the narrative part of the
Theogony, with several beautiful descriptions, and other poetical embellifhments. Begin my song, with the melodious nine | Now round the fable font in order move, of Helicon, the spacious and divine :
Now round the altar of Saturnian Jove; The muses there, a lovely choir advance,
Or if the cooling Areams to bathe invite, With teoder icct to form the skilful dance, In thee, Permeslus, they awhilç delights