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BY THE AUTHOR OF “ WAVERLEY."
IN THREE VOLUMES.
SOLD BY J. MURRAY, BOOKSELLER,
Sın, Although I do not pretend to the pleasure of your personal acquaintance, like many who I believe to be equally strangers to you, I am nevertheless interested in your publications, and desire their continuance;- not that I pretend to much taste in fictitious composition, or that I am apt to be interested in your grave scenes, or amused by those which are meant to be lively. I will not disguise from you, that I have yawned over the last interview of MacIvor and his sister, and fell fairly asleep while the schoolmaster was reading the humours of Dandie Dinmont. You see, sir, that I scorn to solicit
favour in a way to which you are no stranger. If the papers I enclose you are