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is the Saying of Dr. Sydenham *, "That any "One shall be, at some Time or other, the better u or the worse, for having but seen or spoken to a "good, or a bad Man."
• We allow the Veiity of Dr. Syiexhum'i Savins.: For Mr. Curl I has certainly betn the better tor Mr. fore's IWQualifUations, but not his Cwd ones.
Court Poems to this Work are join'd,
Pope's Falshoods manisested here,
HE Originals, of the following Letters, are in the Vatican Library at Rome, where they are shewn as one of their greatest Curiosities. • In the Year 1683, Dr. Fall, then Precentor of Tork, took a Copy of Them, from whence they are here exactly printed.
The Cause, and Occasion, of the King's Amour with Anne Boleyn, may be fully seen in Bishop Burnet's History of the Reformation.
These Letters muff, in all Probability, have been written immediately after the Lady's Dismission from Court; which was done inio abrupt a Manner, that she determined F 5 never never more to return. This made the King soon repent of his Severity towards her, and most earnestly press her to come back. But his Majesty could not for a considerable Time, nor without great Difficulty, bring this about, as appears by several Passages herein.
The Time of her Dismission was in May, 1528.
In the First Letter, the King makes Excuses for the Necessity of their being asunder. And in the Second complains of her Unwillingness to return to Court. There is nor, in either of them, the least Mention of the Sweating Sickness, which raged violently in June; and of which he speaks in his Ihird Letter, adding, that he had made many Observations from Experience. Between this Letter, which seems to have been written in July, and the Sixth, which mentions the Legate's Arrival at Paris, and must have beenwritten«n the Close of September; there are Two, which by the Earnestness of the Business, were plainly written within few Days one of another. In the Last, the King expresses, How much He is pleased with Her Answer to his earnest Request made in the First. In the Heat of his Royal Gratitude, he pays a Visit to his Mistress, and They, jointly, wrote a Letter to Cardinal Wolsey, wherein the King greatly admires, at his not hearing of Campegio's Arrival. He did not stay long with her after this; for when lhe had receive d