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OR A VIEW OF THE
H I S T O RY,
L I T E R A T U R E,
For the YEAR 1789,
THE SECOND EDITION.
Triata by T. Burton, No. 31, Little Queen-steet.
would be taking too great a liberty with our readers, to trouble them with any de tail of the causes which have unfortunately delayed us in the production of this Volume. Private misfortune and calamity can afford no. satisfaction in the recital, and are too common even to gratify curiosity. We have been long in the service of the Public, and have at length felt the « cankered tooth of time,” and experienced some of those vicissitudes incident to his progress, which, however grievous, must be endured.
We trust the perusal of our Work will afford sufficient conviction, that whatever deficiency in point of time we have been unavoidably