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(24) Is Ebony like her ? 0 Word divine ! ] This is the Reading of all the Editions that I have seen: but both Dr. Thirlby and Mr. Warburton concurr'd in reading, (as I had likewise conjectur’d,) o Wood divine !
(25) - black is the badge of Hell; The hue of dungeons, and the School of Night.] Black, being the School of Night, is a piece of Mystery above my Comprehension. I had guess’d, it should be, the Stole of Night: but I have preferr’d the Conje&ure of my Friend Mr. Warburion, as it comes nearer in Pronunciation to the corrupted Reading, as well as agrees better with the other Images,