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THE

WORKS

OF

Alexander Pope Esq.

V O L U M E I.

CONTAINING HIS

JUVENILE POEM S.

L O N D ON:

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Printed for A. MILLAR, J. and R. Tonson, C. Bathurst,
R. BALDWIN, W. JOHNSTON, J. RICHARDSON, B. Law,
S. CROWDER, T.LONGMAN, T.FIELD, and T.CASLON,

M. DCC. LX.

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A DVERTISEMENT.

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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 engaged to give them to the public

:-" I own the late encroachments upon my constitution " 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 resigna" tion of my Being to be disposed of by the Father of all

mercy; and for the other (thoughi indeed a trifle, yet a “ trifle may be some example) I would commit 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 said Mr. Warburton, " the property of all such of my Works already printed as " he hath written or shall write Commentaries or Notes up.

on, and which I have not otherwise disposed of or alienac" ed ; and as he shall publish WITHOUT FUTURE ALTE

RATIONI."-His last Will and Teftamento

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