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TH E Miscellaneous Works, in Verse and Prose, of {lie late Right Honourable JOSEPH AnDISDX, Esq; in Three Volumes. Confiding of such as were never before Printed in nmo. With some Account of the Lise and Writings of the Author, by Mr. Tickell.

N. B. These Three Volumes, with the Tatlers, SpeeJa. tors, Guardians, Freeholder, and Remarks on several Parts «/TItaly, compUat Mr. Addism'% Works in Twelves.'

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H E Seven former Volumes of the SpeStator having been Dedicated to some of the most celebrated Persons of the Age, I take leave to Inscribe this Eighth and Last to You, as to a Gentleman who hath ever been ambitious of appearing in the best Company.

A 2. You

You arc now wholly retired from the busie Part of Mankind, and ac leisure to reflect; upon your past Atchievements; for which reason, I iook upon You as. a Person very well qualified for a Dedication.

I may possibly disappoint my Readers, and your self too, if I do not endeavour on this occasion to make the World acquainted with your Virtues. And here, Sir, I shall not compliment You upon your Birth, Person, or Fortune; nor any other the like Perfections, which You possess whether You will or no: But sliall only touch -upon those, which are of your own .acquiring, and in which every one must allow You have a real Merit.

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Your janty Air and easy Motion, the Volubility of your Discourse, the Suddenness of your Laugh, the Management of your Snuff-Box,, with the Whiteness of your Hands and Teeth (which have justly gained You the Envy of the most polite part of the Male World, and the Love of the greatest Beauties in the Female) are intirely to; be ascribed to your own. personal Genius and Application.

You are formed for these Accomplishments by a happy Tun* of Nature, and have finished your self in them by the utmost Improvements of Art. A Man that is defective in either of these Qualifications (whatever may be the A. 3. secret

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