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IT has been hinted somewhere in this work, that parts of the following Disquisitions have appeared in periodical publications : and to prevent mistakes, it may be proper to be more explicit. Chapter 1, On the Connection, and Mutual Assistance of the Arts and Sciences, &c., I printed in the second number of The Reflector, a quarterly magazine, 1811. Cayle y,Why are there so few excellent poets ? in the orih number of The Reflector, 1811; both under the signature,cf, Ap Observer. Part of Chap. ter V, I communicated to T'le Lady's Museum for July 1906, without any signature, ard to another Magazine, but I have forgotten whicho - Part of Chapter VIII, On the Use of Topography in Poetry, I have improved from two papers communicated by me to The Monthly Magazine, in Essays on Topography, with the signature G. D. for July 1796, and a following month. Part of Chapter XII, Оn Medals, is improved from Essays, com- municated somewhere about that time, to the same work. I have forgotten the date, but they appear with my name.
It may be proper to inform the readers, that no subsequent parts of these Disquisitions will be communi. cated to any other publication, though what has already appeared on English Versification in different numbers of