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LONDON: J. ANDREWS, 167, NEW BOND STREET.

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LETTER LXXX.—The author's arrival again in

Cornwall.–Polwhele and the Truro poetas-
ters.-- The Pursuit of Pharoah, a poem,....

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LETTER LXXXI.-From Mr. Welch to Sylva

ticus—his opinion of the author's poem,... 41

LETTER LXXXII.--Arrival in London of the

author with testimonials of his work—visits
the booksellers.-- Letters from some of the
London critics on its merits.-The Rev, H.
H. Milman's opinion,

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LETTER LXXXIII.-Highly successful. Sells

the copyright of his poem, and obtains per-
mission to dedicate the second edition to His
Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex,

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LETTER LXXXIV. - From the Rev. J. Allport

to Sylvaticus—his opinion of the merits of the

author's poem,

52

LETTER LXXXV.- The author returns home in

high spirits to his little school.—Commences
a second Epic.—The haunted house, a village
ghost story,

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LETTER LXXXVI.-Unfavourable news from

the London booksellers.—Intends to set out
again to London, with first part of his new
Epic,

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LETTER LXXXVII.-From Messrs. P. and M.,

declining to publish it,

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LETTER LXXXVIII. - From the author to

Maria.—Disappointed everywhere, but em-
ployed to write a little volume of poems for
juvenile readers, — Encouraged to write a
Tragedy,

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LETTER LXXXIX.-Returns to L finds

his school much diminished.-Great distress.
- Writes a Tragedy—a friend's opinion of it,
- The piece sent to Drury-Lane-Elliston
refuses it.-Leaves home. -A sad parting.
Reaches London.-MS. refused by all the
booksellers-unexpectedly meets Mr. K-
who agrees for the MS. and pays a sum in
advance, with which he again reaches home, 73

LETTER XC.—Disappointed in Mr. K.-sinks

under accumulated disappointments,

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LETTER XCI.–From the Rev. Mr. Allport to

the author, with cheering encouragement and
relief,

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LETTER XCII.- From the same, with brighten

ing prospects, LETTER XCIII.-From the same efurther

cess on behalf of the author,

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