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· IN FOUR VOLUMES.
INSCRIBED, BY PERMISSION, TO
HER GRACE THE DUCHESS OF BUCCLEUGH.
There is a kind of justice which a man ought to observe
towards himself, even should he exist solitary on the earth:
BELL & BRADFUTE, EDINBURGH.
TO HER GRACE
THE DUCHESS OF BUCCLEUGH.
HAVING obtained your Grace's permission to dedicate to you the following juvenile performance, which I have acknowledged to be rather “a candidate for favor than for fame,” I feel it necessary to account to the world for the presumption of laying at your feet so simple and unpretending an offering.
The native of a part of the kingdom which owes the embellishment of its natural beau