« 上一页继续 »
WILLIAM WORDS WORTH.
In Five Columes.
SIR GEORGE HOWLAND BEAUMONT, Bart.
MY DEAR SIR GEORGE,
Accept my thanks for the permission given me to dedicate these Volumes to you. — In addition to a lively pleasure derived from general considerations, I feel a particular satisfaction ; for, by inscribing these Poems with your Name, I seem to myself in some degree to repay, by an appropriate honour, the great obligation which I owe to one part of the Collection -- as having been the means of first making us personally known to each other. Upon much of the remainder, also, you have a peculiar claim,