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." I, by the union of all kinds of misfortunes, was to be an
example to whoever, inspired by the sole love of justice and
public good, dare, supported only by innocence, openly tell
mankind the truth, without the prop of Faction.

ROUSSEAU.

DUBLIN:

PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR, BY THOMAS COURTNEY,

6, WOND-STREET.

"THE TENNIS BALL...

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On Earth's inclement shore was cast,
Propellid by some mysterious blast,
A Tennis Ball endued with powers
Of mind and matter like to ours ; .
Thrown high in air, and low in mire,
No force could stop its progress higher;
It flew to Earth's remotest bound,
Then took a circụit round and round,''
Then stopp'd a while to pause and think,
Then stoop'd at Wisdom's well to drink,
And looking up with wondrous ken,
It saw the heads and hearts of men.

And now by virtue of its art,
It drew the face, the head, the heart,
The eyes, the brows, the tyrant's frown,
The coarser features of the clown,
And all the scenery within, : :
The source of virtue and of sin ;
'The motley pictures, Reader. see,
Some Portrait 'chance may answer thee..

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TO THE SUBSCRIBER.

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It is with the utinost sincerity of regret, that the Author presents this volume to the Subscriber at so late a period

He is also concerned that it is not in his power to press into the present publication, his travels in the prosecution of this work up to Christmas 1811, which with the anecdotes and reflections connected, might have proved intereresting to some of bis Readers : but as these (considering that they occupy a space of between one and two hundred pages) could not be inserted here, without omitting subjects of a weightier character; he has adopted the resolution of publishing his travels with other 'manuscripts in a second volume

-Those who approve of the first, will bave the goodness to interest themselves in promoting subscriptions for the publication of the second-mand for a second edition of the first, as there is not a single book of the present edition undisposed of.

Any exertions of the Author's friends to promote this work will be gratefully acknowledged ; and any letters (post-paid) addressed to A. Atkinson, General Post-office Dublin, on this subject, shall meet with respectful attention.

The Author thinks it necessary to apologize for requesting his Correspondents to post-pay their letters to Dublin (the expence of which he wishes to be dedueted froni the subscriptions in their hands)

--it is for the purpose of preventing or at least diminishing unnecessary anonymous communications that he has adopted this plan-All therefore which are not post-paid after this advertisement, may be justly considered by him as of the latter description.

The second edition of this volume, will be printed on

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the same conditions as the first-price half-a-guinea in boards-one half to be paid at the time of subscribing, and the other on delivery of the work- -It is expected also that the second edition, will have the advantage of being delivered to the Subscriber in a more perfect state

-The second volume (yet to be published) may possibly be comprized in about 300 pages octavo, in which case the price to Subscribers will be Seven British Shillings only—but should the manuscripts to be published compose a volume of 400 pages or upwards, the price will be half-a-guinea-in either case the Subscriber paying Five Shillings in advance and the remainder on delivery.

Such Ladies and Gentlemen as approve of the Author's pieces, and feel engaged from principle to promote their circulation, but whom the Author may not have an opportunity of visiting in person, are respectfully solicited to transmit as above, the names and residence of such Subscribers as they may procure, together with the number of copies subscribed for by each-and whether of the first or second volume or both.

When 500 copies of either volume are subscribed for, it is the Author's intention to put the edition of that volume to press.

He shall conclude his address to the Subscriber, by noticing, that if he wishes to do justice to the Author and himself in the perusal of this work, he will begin by reading with attention, that portion of the Preface which belongs to him.

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All the Streets, &c. noticed in this Catalogue, are in the

City of Dublin.

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LADY · Ashtown;

Mr. Wm. Andrews, Castle-street Lady Ash

| Mr. John Anderson, James's-street Mrs. John Adamson, Moate. Mr. Samuel Allen, Dame-street Mrs. Anderdon, 19th It. dragoons R. Alexander, junr. esq. Black rock Miss Lucinda Adamson, Moate,

John Armit, esq. Kildare-street
John Atkinson, esq. Elv-place Mr. George Ashe, near Ballitore
Joseph Atkinson, esg. Leeson streets Mr William Ashe, Ballitore
Wm. Alexander, esg. Richmond.pl. Mrs. Aylward, Loughlin-bridge
Mr. T. D. Atkinson, Dame-street T. Apjohn, esq. Shannon-bridge
S. Armstrong, esq. King's Co.
E. Armstrong, esq. do.
W. B. Armstrong, esq. do.

Col. Lord Brooke, Warwick militia
Capt. Armstrong, Banagher Earl of Belvidere, 2 cops.
Mrs. Armstrong, Co. Roscommon Countess of Belvidere
A. Armstrong, esq. Belview, K's. Co. Sir Simon Broadstreet, Bart.
Col. Apketell, Portarlington, 2 cop. Miss Bennet, Carrick-on-shannon
Mr. Wally Archer, do.

| Henry Bruen, esq. Carlow, 4 cop. Mr. R. Armstrong, Longford Mrs. Berry, Mohill Mr. Geo. Arbuckle, Sligo

Mrs. Arthur Burdett, near Naas : Capt. Armstrong, Leitrim, Granard Miss Birkett, Sackville-street , T. Armstrong, esq. P. M. 21st foot Mrs. Jane Burke, Portumna *Mr. Josh. Armstrong

Miss Burne, Co. Roscommon
Mr. John Aston, Meath-street ,

Mrs. Berry, Co. Westmeath
Mr. J. Adamson, Incorp. S. house Miss Battersby, do.
Mr. Thos. Atkinson, Mark's-alley Mrs. Briscoe, do. . .
Mr. Richard Atkinson, do.. Mrs. Bowen, Portarlington
Mr. Robt. Atkinson, do

Mrs. Bland, Queen's Co. 2 cop.
Mr. Peter Atkinson, Bridge-street

| T. Bernard esq. M. P. K's. Co. 2 cop. Mr. Isaac Anderson, Capel-street

Lt. Col. Borough, Athlone !
Mr. Wm. Atkinson, Werburgh-st. Rev. Archdeacon Beatty, Co. LOKO.
P. Allen, late Captain R. C. C. Capt. Berney,

do.
Thomas Acres, esq. Tullamore Mr. Holt Barlow, Boyle
Mr. R. Astle, Edenderry : Mr.Harmond Bole, Co. Longford
Philip Askon, esq. Mullingar Edward Beatty, 'esq. do.
Col. Aylmer, Kilcock

Rev. James Bond, Gravard
Rev. Nicholas Ashe, Maynooth Mr. Samuel Buck, do.
Mr. Josh. Atkinson, Co. Dublin Mr. Charles Beatty, Finnay
Revd. Gilbert Austin, do.

Andrew Bell, csq. Co, Longforri
Thos. Armstrong, esq. Sackville-st. Thomas Burrows, esq. co. Cavad
Serjeant Arpsstrong, R. A. I. bridg. 'Mr. Thomas Burroits, a.

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