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SOU THE Y'S

COMMON-PLACE BOOK

EDITED

BY HIS SON IN LAW,

JOHN WOOD WARTER, B.D.

NEW YORK:

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS

82 CLIFF STRE E T.

1849.

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DANIEL. Funeral Poem upon the Death of the late Noble Earl of

Devonshire.—"WELL-LANGUAGED DANIEL,” as BROWNE calls him in his “Brittania's Pastorals," was one of Southey's favourite Poets.

JOHN WOOD WARTÉR.

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paring the sheets for the press, added a few notes on difficult and doubtful passages or expressions, but on consideration I crossed them ont. One or two inadvertently remain, which may serve as a sample of others The Index I have taken such pains with as I might.

The lines quoted on the fly leaf from Daniel, I have quoted in the new edition of The Doctor, &c., in one volume; but they seem, if possible, more to the purpose here. The purity of his English weighs with me, as it did with the lamented Southen.

JOHN WOOD WARTER

ICARAGE, WEST TARRING, Sussex,

April 10, 1849..

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