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Io the October of this year he at length gave to the world his edition of
Shakspeare , which , if it had no other merit but that of producing his Preface , in
which the excellences and defects of that immortal bard are displayed with a
masterly hand ...
helps me in this edition , to let you know that we shall print the tragedies first , and
shall therefore want first the notes which belong to them . We think not to
incommode the readers with a supplement ; and , therefore , what we cannot put
into its ...
2 By comparing the first with the subsequent editions , this curious circumstance
of ministerial authourship may be discovered . [ It can only be discovered ( as Mr .
Bindley observes to me ) , by him who possesses a copy of the first edition ...
My request , therefore , is , that you would rectify this matter in your new edition .
You are at liberty to make what use you please of this letter . “ My best wishes
ever attend you and your family . Believe me to be , with the utmost regard and ...
The little book has been well received , and is translated into Italian , French ,
German , and Dutch . It has now one honour more by an American edition . “ I
know not that much has happened since your departure that can engage your
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