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Weekly Journal (Newspaper) - March 26, 1720, London, Middlesex ( 1^97 The Original With Foreign and SATURDAY March 26. 172c. The MUSES D VIC E S from bring the following particulars Apollo has been lately very warmly nay even by various Petitions from of the in of the World where there are two or three in the great Inland ini its the City of complaining of the prevalence of the Scribblers and all Form and run away with not only all the but like wife of the Vulgar and the which has very much the true Sons of and reduced them to very great the only Remedy of they humbly that Apollo would be to Man of either or Principal With a true of a Judgment in the Art of as he formerly has done with and fome few others for in this corrupt vand part of the there no other way of bringing the fine Arts into a lufl and the of them into that Reputation and which they only and of reducing the Scribblers and fiers to their Neglect and All the they have jret been able to obtain of Apollo Fir That his true and legitimate Sons have no to complain of the hard Treatment they meet with from the Ignorant of all fince they muft from general that it is a and Condition perpetually to and or never to meet with any but what the of them bring to the and he that is not contented with and the foi more gainful N u m b. As for either Kings or Apollo plainly tells that they do not know what they as Mercury is not made out of every fb are not Patrons Of Arts made out of every there mull be a natural Temper in the to make him capable of receiving the of the Delphic there mult be i Soul large and free from and in the Principles of true Politicks as and Richelieu were j but Apollo does allure that as as ever he finds Matter ' proper for his he will them up a Patron who lhall remove all their Ditty There are lately arrived in two or three tho' in the main they have received here with Approbation have yet left fome with the of which my Correspondent me to the Books are what A Letter to Sirjohn and The Battle of both written in Vindication of tlie Rights and of the Kingdom of but who this Six John Edgar is what puzzles ' they io much as heard of his nor fee any thing at all of his not fo mudi as a Song or an he never knew any thing of and all the in the fame Declaration fo that they think it be a very barbarous Country where an Author fo unknown to Apollo and the mould be enough to engage two Pens to Prom the City of Whim in the great Since I find by my Letters that I am likely to have a more frequent Correspondence from the City of than I at I think it will not be to give my Readers more particular Account of that City and I have I think it is a generally acknowledged Principle that the Moon has a peculiar Dominion over over Waters which the Sea but the Seas every a Dominion to the Moon over every fide
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