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SPECIMEN

OF THE

Many ERRORS,

AS WELL

Committed, as Unamended, by Mr. POPE

In his Late

EDITION of this POET.

t.

DESIGNED

Not only to correct the faid EDITION, but to restore the True
READING of SHAKESPEARE in all the Editions ever
yet publish'd.

By Mr. THEOBALD.

Laniatum Corpore toto

DEIPHOBUM vidi & lacerum crudeliter Ora,
Ora, manufque ambas,

VIRG.

LONDON:

Printed for R. FRANCKLIN under Tom's, J. WOODMAN and D. LYON
under Will's, Covent-Garden, and C. DAVIS in Hatton-Garden.

M. DCC. XXVI.

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JOHN RICH Efq;

SIR,

T may feem a little particular, that, when I am attempting to reftore SHAKESPEARE, I should addrefs that Work to One, who has gone a great Way towards fhutting him out of Doors; that is, towards banishing him the Benefit of the Stage, and confining us to read him in the Clofet. Let me ftand excufed from intending any perfonal Accufation here; for it is not You, indeed, but that Affection, with which Entertain

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