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FUGITIVE MISCELLANY.

EVERY MAN CHUSES TO BE PRESENT AT THE SHAVING
OF HIS OWN BEARD.

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DEDICATION.

To the Polish COUNT,
JOSEPH DE BORUWLASKI.
SIR,
THE usual stile of Dédications is that of

1 flattery, attended with selfish views, since the first address of the fort, which, it seems, was produced from the fervile pen of indigence, and it plainly appears, that Authors, in the moment of adulation, erect a consequence to themselves ; and while they distress the favour of their Mecænas, or put their Hero to the blush, they facri. fice to their own vanity.

: At the same time that it must be ad. mitted, that great and distinguifhed chiaracters command admiration and respect from the public, it cannot be passed over in filence, that the greatest adept in Eulogy would be at a loss to add the least fpark of luftre to yours, without derogating

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