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Of smallest magnitude close by the moon.
Thither full fraught with mischievous revenge,
Accurs'd, and in a cursed hour he hies. 1055

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this passage, understanding that the comes within view of the whole Earth wa neant, and yet arguing world, it should still appear in comvery jetily that the Earth could parison with the empyreal Heanot be ineant: an! Mr. Addiion

no bigger than the smallest has fa len into the like mistake, as ftar, and that ftar appearing yet appears from his words ; “ The smaller by its proxiinity to the

glimmering light which shot into moon! and how much more beau“ the Chaos from the utmost verge tiful and poetical is it to open the of the creation, with the di- scene thus by degrees! Satan at “ stant discovery of the Earth that first descries the whole world at a .hung close by the moon, are distance in book the second, and

worverfully beautiful and poeti- then in book the third he discovers “ cal.” But how much more won our planetary system and the sun, derful is the imaginamion of such and afierwards by the direction of prodigious distance, that after Sa. Uriel the earth and neighbouring jan had travelled on so far, and moon.

The End of the Second Book.

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