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When he found that the editors were more defirous of quantity than quality, and amidft the numerous volun- teers in their fervice, feemed backward to engage with, one who wanted a ftipend, he forefaw that even the lit- tle which nature wan ted would not befupplied He faw, and refigned his indignant fpirit. Unfortunate boy! fhort and evil were thy days, but thy fame mail be immortal. Hadft thou been known to the munificent patrons of genius But waft thou not known to one ? If fame report thy tre...atment truly, it was not kind of thee, Horatio; it was not like thyfelf, r - for thou art gentle in thy nature. Waft thou not confi- dered as the oracle of tafte, the inveftigator of all that is* curious in arts and literature ?-^It was then, atlaft, thy only pride and pleafure to bring to light a catalogue of roya/and 0^/Vauthors. What hadft thou to do with rep- tiles ? with a poor, friendlefs, and obfcure charity-boy ? Befides, exclaims Horatio, it was a forgery a horrid, a vile forgery Importers are not to be encouraged But let us afk thee, Didft not thou put a falfe name to thy own romance, to thy own poor production, for fuch it is when compared with the fublime excellence of Chat- terton ?