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MISCELLANEOUS PIECES OF THE AUTHOR.
WITH ADDITIONAL POEMS,
IN TWO VOLUMES.
PAINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,
SIR GEORGE HOWLAND BEAUMONT, BART. MY DEAR SIR GEORGE,
Accept my thanks for the permission given me to dedicate these Volumes to you.—In addition to a lively pleasure derived from general considerations, I feel, upon this occasion, a particular satisfaction; for by inscribing these Poems with your Name, I seem to myself in some degree to repay, by an appropriate honour, the great obligation which I owe to one part of the Collection—as having been the means of first making us personally known