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PRINTED FOR C. LAW; F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON; SCATCHERD
AND CO.; J. WALKER; DARTON, HARVEY, AND DARTON ;
By Law and Gilbert, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell.
THE REV MR. GILPIN,
I CANNOT suffer my little work to be presented again to the public, without offering this small acknowledgement of your kindness in examining the original manuscript. Timidity alone prevented my requesting this permission, on its first appearance; as I was scrupulous of affixing a name so respectable in the literary world, to an obscure volume, the success of which was dubious, and to which I had put only my own initials : but, as it has met with so favourable a reception, I now beg you will allow me to dedicate it to you as a testimony of the esteem with which I am,
February 20, 1794.