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Printed by David Diven;
EDINBURGH; AND W. COKE, LLITU.
IMILITUDE of manners and studies
is usually mentioned as one of the Atrongest motives to affection and esteem; but the passionate veneration I have for your Lordship, I think, flows from an admiration of qualities in you, of which,
, in the whole course of these
I have acknowledged myself incapable. While I busy myself as a stranger upon earth, and can pretend to no other than being a looker-on, you are conspicuous in the busy and polite world, both in the world of men and that of letters: While I am
: silent and unobserved in public meetings, you are admired by all that approach you: