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BEAUTIES OF STERNE;
including all his PATHETIC TALES,
Dear Sensibility ! fource inexhaufted of all that's precious in our joys, or costly in our forrows ! thou chainest thy Marryr down upon his bed of straw!---and 'tis thou who lifts him up to Heaven !---Eternal fountain of our feelings 'tis here I trace thee.
S. JOURLEY, P. 226.
THE EIGHTH EDITION,
With confiderable Additions.
DUBLIN: Printed by S. COLBERT, No. 135, Capel-treet,
IT is necessary to acquaint the Reader, that the references in this Volume are marked from the last elegant London Edition of Mr. Sterne's Works in ten volumes. Price two Guineas.
HEN I compiled this little volume from
the writings of one of the first ments of Britain and of human genius, I did not look out long for a protector for the inestimable treasure. To whom, said all the powers of Feeling, kindling within me To whom should these pages that breathe the spirit of humanity in such a supereminent degree be addressed, but to that illustrious Monarch whose benignity and unparalelled philanthropy has given a charm to every enlightened quarter of the universe !
When your Majesty retires from the busy scenes of Royalty, to commune with nature and her eminent works, of which study your distinguished a&ions speak you an admirable profici