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There is a kind of physiognomy in the titles of books no less than in the faces of men, by which a skilful observer will as well know what to expect from the one as the other.

BUTLER'S REMAINS.

&c.

VOL. V.

LONDON:
LONGMAN, REES, ORME, BROWN, GREEN AND

LONGMAN.

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LONDON:

PRINTED BY W. NICOL, PALL-MALL.

PRELUDE OF MOTTOES.

See here, see here, a Doctor rare,

Who travels much at home;
Come take his pills,--they cure all ills,

Past, present, and to come.
Take a little of his nif-naf,
Put it on your tif-taf.

The BishopRICK GARLAND.

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Quod virgo proba, quod stolata mater,
Quod purus positâ severitate
Jam post pulpita perlegat sacerdos.

T. L. ON SIR WM. KILLIGREW's SELINDRA.

I entered on this work certainly with considerable materials, and since engaging in it, in reading, in thinking, in correcting and improving, I have proportioned my labours to my undertaking. Every step I advanced, I did but more clearly see how much farther I might go. Here too readers and some writers may be reminded of the effect produced by finding VOL. V

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