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From Section IV: ARISTOTLE_POETICS
"Poetry now diverged in two directions,
according to the individual character of
the writers. The graver spirits imitated
noble actions, and the actions of good
men. The more trivial sort imitated the
actions of meaner persons, at first
composing satires, as the former did hymns
to the gods and the praises of famous Aristotle agrees with
men. A poem of the satirical kind cannot me on the inferior
indeed be put down to any author earlier quality of satire.
than Homer; though many such writers Or could it be I
probably there were." agree with Aristotle?
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