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THE

POLYANTHEA:

OR,

A COLLECTION

OF

INTERESTING FRAGMENTS,

IN

Prose and Werse:

CONSISTING OF

ORIGINAL ANECDOTES,

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, DIALOGUES, LETTERS,

CHARACTERS, &c. &c.
Wilson, Charles heurs

IN TWO VOLUMES,

VOL. I.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR J. BUDD, AT THE CROWN AND MITBE,

PALL MALL.

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ADVERTISEMENT.

WHEN the following Collection was first sug- . gested, it was intended that it should consist entirely of original matter, arranged under certain heads ; so that, at least, it would have some title to order and novelty, especially as the collector was then in a situation peculiarly favourable to pursuits of the kind : but a severe fit of sickness put an end to a plan that, in all probability, would have had some claim on the approbation of the reader.

After this general declaration, it is scarcely necessary to enter into particulars. One part of the original design is kept in view ; the insertion of such papers as tend to promote virtue,

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