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Pennet

My mother is much better this Summer than st Enght to be not having seen Mrs Knight; a That I am sick every other day as This day for one hes mily & always, bet Your most affectionate

as usual.

& most humble Sewont

Published as the Clot directs from the Drigined Jan! 1806

A. Poj

AN

ESSAY

ON THE

GENIUS AND WRITINGS

OF

POPE.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

By JOSEPH WARTON, D. D.

VOL. I.

THE FIFTH EDITION, CORRECTED.

To which is now added,

AN INDEX.

Satyra quidem tota nostra est: in qua primus insignem laudem adeptus est
Lucilius; qui quosdam ita deditos sibi adhuc habet amatores, ut eum, non
ejusdem modo operis autoribus, sed omnibus poetis, præferre non dubitent.

QUINTILIAN.-

LONDON:

Printed by Thomas Maiden, Sherbourn-Lane, Lombard-Street,

FOR W. J. AND J. RICHARDSON; OTRIDGE AND SON; J. WALKER;
CUTHELL AND MARTIN; R. FAULDER; R. LEA; OGILVY AND SON;
J. NUNN; E. JEFFERY; LACKINGTON, ALLEN, AND CO. LONGMAN,
HURST, REES, AND ORME; CADELL AND DAVIES; J. AND A. ARCH;
J. ASPERNE; AND VERNOR, HOOD, AND SHARPE.

1806.

LENOX LIBRARY

NEW YORK

Sir,

best Thanks

Оне

I cannot omit to return you my. for your very obliging present, from the final of which Than uusived quat pleasure great pleasure as well as information. ought perhaps & regut that so valuable a piece of criticism was not sooner comconnicated If the world; but, in another light, I confess I must ansider the publication of it at the present moment as a fortiuate circumstance, for the interests of taste and, & good letters. I am in hopes. book may from a timely antidote & that poison, (wet wut poison, and suited, I fear to well, & the e ages truth, ) with which we have been lately overflowed : Under the shelter of your authority, one may perhaps, ventin Fa opinion, that Poetry is not confined Briming

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if your

avou an

complets, and that it's greatest powers

are not

displayed

in prologues

and

that

Welbeck Thut 22 Jan 29 1782.

epilegues .

I am, Sir, with real respect,

Your most obedient humble Sewart

J. Tyrahitt

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