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MISCELLANEOUS POETRY:

from the Author

as a memorial

B of Regard -
EDWARD COXE, ESQ;

OF HAMPSTEAD-HEATH. MIDDLESEX.

“Ego Apis Matina
“ More modoque
Grata carpentis thyma per laborem,
“ Plurimum circa nemus."

Horace.

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WHITE, FLEET-STREET ; AND HATCHARD, AND

GINGBR, PICCADILLY, LONDON.

1805.

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TO THE

RIGHT HONOURABLE

LORD BRAY BROOKE.

MY DEAR LORD, '.

A S my first attempts at poetical com ·

position were encouraged by Mr. NEVILLE, your late excellent Father; and as several of the earliest pieces in this Miscellany were written at Billingbear, where I passed in your society many of the happiest hours of my life; to whom can I inscribe these productions with so much propriety, as to your Lordship, whose love and taste for Poetry, I have had so many opportunities to appreciate?

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