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The TOY-SHOP. 11 The CHRONICLE of the
KINGS of ENGLAND.
|| The ART of PREACHING,
in Imitation of Horace's
The Right of Mankind to do
With several others, not more Confiderable.
DSL E Y.
The least, the lowest of the tuneful Train
9. To the Worthy ..:.:: Patron and Encourager
| OF ALL :-??... Human Projects and Designs, TO-MORROW
Great Sir! :P
H E following Pieces have
most of them had the good fortune to be favourably received by some of your pre
deceffors ; how much of that honour I must place to the account of Indulgence, and how little to that of Merit, I doubt not but your great penetration will easily discover. You will however bę fo just, as to take into your confideration the author's want of that assistance and improve. ment which a liberal education bestows, and make such allowances for it as to your great wisdom and candour shall seem
I shall perhaps be accused of presumption, in hoping that such fickly productions should live long enough to throw themselves at your feet, or feel the influence of that protection to which they aspire ; but should they have the happiness to arrive at fo distant a period, the utmost bounds of my ambition extend no farther than that they may be honour'd with a favourable recommendation