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THE SECOND EDITION.
THE flattering, though perhaps undeserved, success the Second Walk through Wales' has experienced, in the rapid sale of a numerous impression, induces the Author to offer a second edition to the public. This, he trusts, will be found to be still more deserving notice than the former one, as he has availed himself in it of the obliging hints of some friends, which have enabled him to correct a few little mistakes and inaccuracies occurring in the first edition.
BATH, JANUARY 1800.
JAMES COMRIE, ESQ,
MY DEAR SIR,
YOU are aware, that we must not always estimate the friendship of the donor by the intrinsic worth of the gift that he presents. A mite, you know, has been made the vehicle of gratitude and affection. In this light, I trust, you will consider the trifle which I now request you to accept; not (to use a legal phrase) as a valuable consideration for disinterested kindness and active friendship, but as a token of the re
gard and esteem I must ever feel and ex
press, for the many weighty obligations
which you have conferred on,
And obedient servant,
FEB. 20, 1799.