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contemporary print. We are confident, however, that there is liberality enough in the lovers of literature to pardon an occasional overfight of this kind.
And here we are defirous of rendering an act of justice to a very respectable individual: we find that some of the admirable pieces of humour copied in our last volume from the Anti-Gallican, were originally published (among a numerous colle&tion of Loyal and Patriotic Papers) by Mr. Asperne, Bookseller, of Cornhill; whose professional exertions, at the critical period when it seemed necessary to rouse the ancient spirit of the country to refift the audacious darings of France, we remember, were duly appreciated, and, we hope, liberally recompensed by the Public.—The articles alluded to ought, of course, to have been affigned to their original publisher; but as we were not aware of the circumstance till our volume was in circulation*, we think it more honourable to make a late reparation than none.
Jan. 4, 1805.
* The hint was given by the Critic who reviewed our Seventh Volume, in The European Magazine for March 1804, p. 217-219.
Humble Petition of the Inhabitants of Mr. Pidcock s
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Epigram on our Theatres Royal having a new Piece
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Hint to a Mono-Dramatist how to avoid Damnation.
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Lines addressed to R.B. Sheridan, Esq. on the Na-
tional Institute of France eleēting Haydn in pre-
ference to him . . . . . . . . . . .