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FA) JI. 22
FEAST OF THE POETS,
OTHER PIECES IN VERSE, -
EDITOR OF THE EXAMINER, « London
Printed and Published by Van Winkle and Wiley,
Corner of Wall and New-streets.
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 differ upon more than one point of importance, public as well as private ; but on the sub