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  • Momus, being called upon to pronounce an opinion as to the merits of these productions, expressed dissatisfaction with all: with the man, because a window ought to have been made in his breast, through which his heart could be seen; with the ox, because its horns were in the wrong place; with the house, because it ought to have been portable, so as to be easily moved to avoid unpleasant neighbours.
  • Momus is reported to have burst with chagrin at being unable to find any but the most trifling defects in Aphrodite.
 
 

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