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* Their virtuous-qualities are only negative. Orrery. t We here view the pure instinéts of brutes, ačting in their narrow sphere, merely for their immediate preservation. Orrey. Í It may perhaps be-thought somewhat flrange, that the sense of the noble Commentator should appear to be directly opposite to that of the author, in the passiges which these notes were intended to illustrate. But this apparent opposition may arise merely from their using the same word in an opposite sense; as by the word candour, his Lordship always means a quality which inclines a man to put the worst construction upon the words and actions of another; and by candour, the Dean always means just the contrary. Compare the pote from Orrery, in Gulliver’s Travels, vol. iv. P. 363, with Swift's apology for the Tale of a Tub, in vol. i. p. 2. by

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