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Strand; and C. ETHERINGTON, at York.
Malone 1 397
DAVID GARRICK, Esq;
T is matter of great doubt whether
any dedicatory address was freer from taint of flattery, than the present; if we pronounce you the best illustrator of, and the best living comment on, SHAKESPEARE, that ever has appeared, or possibly ever will British stage, it is merely echoing the public voice, and concurring with that unparalleled unanimity of praise, which, during so long a course of years, hath attended your incomparable merit.