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Alexander Pope, Efq.
In Ten Volumes Complete.
WITH HIS LAST
All his NOTES, as they were delivered to the EDITOR a little before his Death:
Printed verbatim from the Octavo Edition
Printed for J. and P. KNAPTON, H. LINTOT, J. and
R. POPE, in his laft illness, amused himself, amidst the care of his higher concerns, in preparing a corrected and complete dition of his Writings; and, with his usual lelicacy, was even folicitous to prevent any hare of the offence they might occafion, from Calling on the Friend whom he had engaged to give them to the Public ».
'I own the late encroachments upon my con<stitution make me willing to fee the end of all << further care about me or my works. I would rest . for the one in a full refignation of my being to " be difpofed of by the Father of all Mercy; and << for the other (though indeed a trifle, yet a trifle be fome example) I would commit them to the candor of a fenfible and reflecting judge, rather than to the malice of every short-fighted ❝ and malevolent critic, or inadvertent and cenfo<rious Reader. And no hand can fet them in fo good a light, &c." Let. cxx. to Mr. W.
b I also give and bequeath to the faid Mr. .. Warburton, the property of all fuch of my Works already printed as he hath written or fhall write .. Commentaries or Notes upon, and which I have