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G. AND W. B. WHITTAKER, R. TRIPHOOK, J. EBERS,
C. SMITH, AND C. WHITTINGHAM.
A new and elegant collection of the Works of the British Poets cannot fail to be considered as a monument in honour of men who have instructed, delighted, and adorned the land of their birth; and, therefore, the Proprietors of this edition believe that they stand in need of no apology for offering it to the notice of the Public. Nor is it necessary that they should expatiate on the genius of the Poets of Britain. It would be at once idle and presumptuous in them to touch upon a subject which has occupied the pens of the most eloquent writers,