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7. others who have by their negociations at a fortunate crisis sav'd a falling Country, all the next ceasing at their death to be useful to the Public, share no longer its graditude or esteem; Authors on the contrary never cease to live, their Works demand esteem as long as they continue useful; [[unclear]] how much more respectable is the name of Confusius [[unclear]] [[unclear]] than of any Chinese Emperor, why are so many Kings deefy'd when living forgot when dead, why is Horace & Virgil join'd to the name of Augustus, for the self same reason of being useful, while those in oblivion are no more so What we have said with regard to time, will also hold with regard to distance of place; Newton is reverenc'd where the name of Cecil is unknown, & Descartes is equaly famous