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A NEW EDITION.
IN FOUR VOLUMES.
LONGMAN, REES, ORME, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMAN,
SIR GEORGE HOWLAND BEAUMONT, Bart.
My Dear Sir George,
Accept my thanks for the permission given me to dedicate these Volumes to you. — In addition to a lively pleasure derived from general considerations, I feel a particular satisfaction; for, by inscribing these Poems with your Name, I seem to myself in some degree to repay, by an appropriate honour, the great obligation which I owe to one part of the Collection — as having been the means of first making us personally known to each other. Upon much of the remainder,