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... that he is said to have exclaimed , that he would have preferred being its author , to that of being the victor in the projected attack in which he so gloriously lost his life . vi The favour with which this edition may be received.
vi The favour with which this edition may be received , will be entirely owing to the talents of the eminent artists who have so kindly seconded the Editor , if he may apply , such a word , in his wish to produce a specimen of beautiful ...
... originally drawn them — a combination much in favour of their accuracy and correctness . The work will consist of about thirty numbers , to be published monthly , each containing four plates , with the corresponding letter - press .
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review