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ALEXANDER POPE ESQ.
Engraved by H Holloway, from a Picture painted by S. Richardson","
in the possession of Beny." "Way Esq
Fublished January 1a 1797 by Cadell and Davies Strand Londen.
NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS
By JOSEPH WARTON, D. D.
VOLUME THE FIRST.
Printed for B. LAW, J. JOHNSON, C. DILLY, G. G. and J. ROBINSON,
J. SEWELL, T. PAYNE, J. WALKER, R. FAULDER, J. SCATCHERD,
B. and J. WHITE, OGILVY and SON, T. N. LONGMAN,
of literary history which they contain, it was thought might be entertaining; together with his Thoughts on Various Subjects; his Account of the Madness of Dennis; the poifoning of Edmund Curl; the Effay on the Origin of Sciences; the Key to the Rape of the Lock; and that piece of inimitable humour, the Fourteenth Chapter of Scriblerus, on the Double Mistress; all of which were inferted in his own Edition in quarto, 1741. And to these is added, alfo, one of the beft of his critical compofitions, his Poftfcript to the Odyssey.
If I have fometimes ventured, in the following remarks, to point out any feeming blemishes and imperfections in the Works of this excellent Poet, I beg it may be imputed, not to the "dull, malignant delight," of feeking to find out trivial faults, but merely to guard the Reader from being mifled, by the example of a writer, in general, fo uniformly elegant and correct.
The Notes to which the letter P. is fubjoined, are by Mr. Pope himfelf; all which are carefully retained. Thofe marked W. are by Dr. Warburton. For the reft, I am anfwerable.