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it. There is in Farquhar's Letters an indistinct mention of it, as irregular and disorderly, and of the oration which was then spoken. More than this I have not discovered.
I have been told that Dryden's Remarks on Rymer have been printed before. The former edition I have not seen. This was transcribed for the press from his own manuscript.
March 15, 1779.
DIRECTIONS TO THE BINDER.
The Lives of the Poets, herewith delivered, are to be
fewed in Four separate Volumes ; viz.
II. MILTON, BUTLER.
YALDEN, OTWAY, DUKE, DORSET, HALI-
J. PHILIPS, SMITH, POMERET, HUGHES. *** A Head is engraved of every Poet marked with an Asterisk ; TWENTY-eight in all.
The Poems are contained in Fir TY-SIX VOLUMES. VOL. 1, 2, * COWLEY. 3, 4, 5, * MILTON. 6, 7, * BUTLER.
8, * WALLER, 9, * DENHAM, SPRAT. 10, ROSCOMMON, ROCHESTER, YALDEN. 11, * OTWAY, DUKE, DORSET.
12, HALIFAX, STEPNEY, WALSH.
20, * GARTH, KING.
23, * ADDISON.
26, * ROWE, TICKELL. ” 27, 28, ROWE’S LUCAN.
29, * CONGREVE, FENTON.
43, * BROOME, PITT.
49, THOMSON, HAMMOND, COLLINS. 50-52, * YOUNG.
53, * DYER, MALLET. 54, * SHENSTONE. 55, * AKENSIDE. 56, * LYTTELTON, WEST, GRAY.