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Dear Sir

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My Hearty/ Service to > Swift,
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May.

30.

your most Faithful

Humble Servant

J. Addwon.

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OF

JOSEPH ADDISON,

WITH CRITICAL

INCLUDING

THE WHOLE CONTENTS OF BP. HURD'S EDITION, WITH LETTERS
AND OTHER PIECES NOT FOUND IN ANY PREVIOUS
COLLECTION; AND MACAULAY'S ESSAY

ON HIS LIFE AND WORKS.

EDITED,

AND EXPLANATORY NOTES,

BY GEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE

"No whiter page than Addison remains,
He from the taste obscene reclaims our youth,
And sets the passions on the side of truth;
Forms the soft bosom with the gentlest art,

And pours each human virtue thro' the heart."-Porz

IN SIX VOLUMES.

VOL. V.

New York:

G. P. PUTNAM & CO., 321 BROADWAY.

1856.

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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1858,
BY GEO. P. PUTNAM & CO.,

in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern
District of New-York.

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