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Strenua nos exercet inertia : navibus atque
Quadrigis petimus bene vivere. Quod petis, hic eft.

Hor.

LONDON:
Printed for W. STRAHAN; and T. CADELL, in the Strand.

MDCCLXXXI.

PATRIE

C Ο Ν Τ Ε Ν Τ S

OF THE

SECOND VOL U M E.

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LETTER XLVI. p. I.
Bufts and statues of distinguished Romans-

of Heathen Deities.-Passion of the
Greeks and Romans for sculpture.-Far-
nefan Hercules criticised by a Lady.-
Remarks on that fatue.-On the Flora.
-Effe Et which the fight of the statues of
Laocoon and his sons had on two spec-
tators of opposite characters.-Mr. Lock's
Observations on the same group. The
Antinous.The Apollo.

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LETTER L. p. 63.

Modern Romans.-Roman women compared

with those of England.-Portrait paint-
ing in Italy, and elsewhere.

LETTER LI. p. 78.

Carnival at Rome. -Masquerades and other

amusements in the Corso.-Horse-races.-
Serious Opera.Great sensibility in a
young woman.-Extravagant expresion of
a Roman citizen at the Opera.-A Sere-
nade on Christmas morning.-Female per-
formers prohibited on the Theatres at
Rome.-Eunuchs substituted. The effect
on the minds of Spectators.

LETTER LI. p. 91.

Journey from Rome to Naples.-Veletri.-

Otho.-Sermonetta.--Peevish Travellers.
-MonteCircello.-Piperno.-Folfa Nuova.

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