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THE

WORKS OF ADDISON.

VOL. V.

THE SPECTATOR.

Dear Sir

If you are at hevure I will desire you to enquire in any Bookseller's
shop for a statius and to look in the beginning of the Achilleid for a
Birds. nust which if I am not mistaken is very finely) described It comer
in I think by way of Simile towards of Beginning of the Bood, where the Joct
compares Achilles's mother looking after a proper seat to conceal her son in
to a Bird searching after a fit place for a hest. If you find it send it
med or bring it your self and as you acquit yourself of This you may perhaps
be troubled with more Poetical Commissions from

My Hearty/ Service to I swift,
The readtime you come bring a
Couch Early if we may take &

Aen in it

May. 30

سلام

your most Faithfull

Humble Servant

I. Addwon.

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THE WHOLE CONTENTS OF BP. HURD'S EDITION, WITH LETTERS
AND OTHER PIECES NOT FOUND IN ANY PREVIOUS
COLLECTION; AND MACAULAY'S ESSAY

ON HIS LIFE AND WORKS.

EDITED,

WITH CRITICAL AND EXPLANATORY NOTES,
BY GEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE.

"No whiter page than Addison remains,
He from the taste obscene reclaims our youth,
And sets the passions on the side of truth;
Forms the soft bosom with the gentlest art,

And pours each human virtue thro' the heart."-POPE

IN FIVE VOLUMES.

VOL. V.

NEW-YORK:

G. P. PUTNAM & CO., 10 PARK PLACE.

1854.

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