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CORRECTIONS, ADDITIONS,

A N D IMPROVEMENTS; As they were delivered to the Editor,

a little before his Death.

Together with the COMMENTARY and NOTES

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Mr. WAR BUR TO N.

LONDON, Printed for A. MILLAR, J. and R. Tonson, H. LINTOT, and C. BAT HURST.

MDCCLVII.

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Alexander PopeEfq.

VOL U ME I.

CONTAINING HIS

JUVENILE POEMS.

LONDON,
Printed for A. MILLAR, J. and R. TONSON,

and H. LINTOT.

MDCCLVII.

TO THE

Large OCTAVO EDITION.

M ,

R. Pope, in his last illness, amused

himself, amidst the care of his higher concerns, in preparing a corrected and complete Edition of his Writings ; and, with his usual delicacy, was even sollicitous to prevent any share of the offence they might occasion, from falling on the Friend whom he had en, gaged to give them to the public.

In discharge of this truít, the Public has here a complete Edition of his Works; executed in such a manner, as, I am persuaded, would have been to his fatisfaction.

_' I own the late encroachments upon my constitu" tion made me willing to see the end of all further care “ about me or my works. I would rest for the one in a " full resignation of my Being to be disposed of by the Father of all mercy; and for the other (though indeed

trifle

may be some example) I would com" mit them to the candour of a sensible and reflecting

judge, rather than to the malice of every short-fighted " and malevolent critic, or inadvertent and cenforious “ reader. And no hand can set them in so good a

light." &&c. Let. cxx. to Mr. W.

b_" I also give and bequeath to the faid Mr. Warburis ton, the property of all such of my Works already print“ ed as he hath written or shall write Commentaries or “ Notes upon, and which I have not otherwise disposed of or alienated;

and as he shall publish WITHOUT FU. TURE ALTERATIONS." -- His laf Will and Testament. Voi, I,

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