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THE

FEAST OF THE POETS,

WITH NOTES,

AND

OTHER PIĘCES IN VERSE,

BY

Leigh Text;

London
EDITOR OF THE EXAMINER,
Peridieal Publication

Οιον ο τω 'πολλωνος εσεισατο δαφνινος ορπης
Oια δ' ολον το μελαθρον εκας, έκας, οστις αλιτρος,
Και δη π8 τα θυρετρα καλω ποδι Φοιβος αρασσει. .

CALLIMACHUS.

NEW-YORK:
Printed and Published by Van Winkle and Wiley,

Corner of Wall and New-streets.

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DEDICATION.

TO THOMAS MITCHELL, ESQ.

Late Fellow of Sydney College, Cambridge.

MY DEAR MITCHELL,

Allow me to surprise you with a Dedication. It is not quite so disinterested a one as you may imagine, for it is a cheap way of paying my debts for many an hour of enjoyment in health, and refreshment in sickness; and besides, I wish to show that alarming body of people, called “ some persons,” that the most unaccommodating politician need not absolutely want friends, and warm ones, even among those who have ininds of their own. You and I difser upon more than one point of importance, public as well as private ; but on the sub

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