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GENIUS AND WRITINGS
IN TWO VOLUMES.
By JOSEPH WARTON, D. D.
THE FIFTH EDITION, CORRECTED.
To which is now added,
Satyra quidem tota nostra est: in qua primus insignem laudem adeptus est
Printed by Thomas Maiden, Sherbourn-Lane, Lombard-Street,
FOR W. J. AND J. RICHARDSON; OTRIDGE AND SON; J. WALKER;
I cannot omit to return you my. for your very obliging present, from the final of which Than uusived quat pleasure great pleasure as well as information. ought perhaps & regut that so valuable a piece of criticism was not sooner comconnicated If the world; but, in another light, I confess I must ansider the publication of it at the present moment as a fortiuate circumstance, for the interests of taste and, & good letters. I am in hopes. book may from a timely antidote & that poison, (wet wut poison, and suited, I fear to well, & the e ages truth, ) with which we have been lately overflowed : Under the shelter of your authority, one may perhaps, ventin Fa opinion, that Poetry is not confined Briming
complets, and that it's greatest powers
Welbeck Thut 22 Jan 29 1782.
I am, Sir, with real respect,
Your most obedient humble Sewart