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PTBLISHED BY JOHN ANDERSON JIN 55 NORTH BRIDGE STREET & EDIN 1822.

THE

POETICAL

COMMON-PLACE BOOK,

CONSISTING OF

An Original Selection

OF

STANDARD AND FUGITIVE POETRY;

INCLUDING

A FEW TRANSLATIONS, AND SOME PIECES
HITHERTO UNPUBLISHED.

There is a charm in poetry, which they who have never felt
can never imagine. It touches with so gentle a sweetness;
it kindles with so keen a fire; it animates with so thrilling
a rapture, that its delights exceed the power of utterance.
Burdon.

EDINBURGH:

JOHN ANDERSON, JUN. 55. NORTH BRIDGE STREET;
WAUGH & INNES; JOHN ROBERTSON; MACREDIE
& Co.; AND W. HUNTER, EDINBURGH: BEILBY &
KNOTTS, BIRMINGHAM; AND T. TEGG, LONDON.

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