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OF HAMPSTEAD-HEATH, MIDDLESEX.
• Ego Apis Matina
" I, like the Bee, from bow'r to bow'r,
BATH, PRINTED BY R. CRUTTWELL;
AND SOLD BY
WHITE, FLEET-STREET; AND HATCHARD, AND
GINGBR, PICCADILLY, LONDON.
MY DEAR LORD,
As my first attempts at poetical como
position were encouraged by Mr. NEVILLE, your late excellent Father; and as several of the earliest pieces in this Miscellany were written at Billingbear, where I passed in your society many of the happiest hours of my life; to whom can I inscribe these productions with so much propriety, as to your Lordship, whose love and taste for Poetry, I have had so many opportunities to appreciate?