Letters on Literature, Taste and Composition: Addressed to His Son (Classic Reprint)
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The following Work is presented to the public as the last literary composition which its well known Author lived to complete; and it contains the re sult of various observations, made by a vigorous and cultivated mind, upon dill'erent subjects of taste and literature. It was concluded a very short time pre vions to his decease; it assisted in cheering and en gaging his mind, in soothing the languor of declin ing health, and in recalling the delightful remem brance of former associates, and of a long course of intellectual pursuits. To his friends these circum stances will render the Work additionally valuable. They will, from the natural and best feelings of the human heart, cherish the relic which reminds them of those hours of social eogv'érégtiott when subjects of literature were/diceussed'; wheiiihm were illu minated by his scientificamlzmlightened mind, or exhilarated by'his innojceat'aiid knéissembled cheer fulness.' The public, twq trust, fillmeceive the work as the last performance ef'an' duthbfwllnm they have long approved, of one tbse life was uniformly de voted to their, and his own, best interests: those of science, and literature of religion, and' virtue.
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