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EXPEDITION

OF

HUMPHRY CLINKER.

BY THE AUTHOR OF

RODERICK RANDOM.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

-Quorfum hæc tam putida tendunt,
Furcifer? ad te, inquam-

DUBLIN:

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PRINTED FOR P. WOGAN, No. 23, OLD-BRIDGE.

1793.

HOR

KD 56967 (1)

Carrie Q. Harper

HARVARD
UNIVERSITY
LIBRARY
MAY 18 1957

052446

To Mr. HENRY DAVIS, Bookfeller, in

London.

RESPECTED SIR,

Abergavenny, Aug. 4.

I

HAVE received your esteemed favour of the 13th ultimo, whereby it appeareth, that you have perused those fame Letters, the which were delivered unto you by my friend the friend the reverend Mr. Hugo Behn; and I am pleased to find you think they may be printed with a good profpect of fuccefs; in as much as the objections you mention, I humbly conceive, are fuch as may be redargued, if not entirely re-, moved-And, firft, in the firft place, as touching what profecution may arife from printing the private correspondence of perfons ftill living, give me leave, with all due fubmiffion, to obferve, that the Letters, in queftion were not written and fent under; the feal of fecrecy; that they have no ten-, dency to the mala fama, or prejudice of any person whatsoever; but rather to the information and edification of mankind:

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