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4. [[underline]] the public in the same interested manner [[/underline]] ^^ [[unclear]] never bestows the names of honest, great heroick, proportionally to the force of mind courage or generosity with which the Action was attended; but to the importance of the action, & the advantage the society receiv'd from it; let one man fight against three 'tis an action thousands of [[unclear]] our soldiers are capable of performing, & would never be thought worth recording in History; but let the fate of an Empire depend on the combat, the Victor becomes like Horace immortal; Sapho & Cartius both leap'd into a Gulph, the first from disapointed love, the latter to save Rome, Philosophers may brand these Actions with the common name of folly, but the public judging in another manner & whilst Sapho is a fool Cartius is a Hero. As with probity so it fares with