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The Poetical Works of the late Eight Eeverend Eeginald Heber, Lord Bishop of Calcutta, are now, for the first time, offered in a collected form to the Public. The greater number of these Poems are already well known, but several lighter productions of his pen are added in this volume; which tend still further to prove that, while fulfilling the various duties of an active and useful life, he yet found time to add to the innocent mirth of the fire-side, or the social meetings of the neighbourhood, while one of his highest enjoyments was derived from meditating on the goodness of his Maker as displayed in the glorious « Works of His Hand.5'


December, 1840.

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