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appear too long. In every other respect the Editor has been scrupulously faithful to the trust with which he has been honoured. Miss SEWARD was born in the

year 1747, and died on the 25th of March 1809. Her poetical works, accompanied with some part of her early literary correspondence, and a biographical memoir, have since been edited in three volumes, by Walter Scott, Esq. to whom that part of Miss SEWARD's writings had been committed, by a bequest similar to that under which the present Publica

tion appears.

Edinburgh, March 28, 1811.

Porthamont Letter from Anra Seward to hra: Constable

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July 17.


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Writer will h no more.

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