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of education, who, when they have done their best, hear their own qualifications cited against themselves. The success of prodigies of this description, Lord Byron justly attributes to the vanity of patrons; who, because men of sense scorn their protection, look out for sparks of talent in cellars and stalls, and, having found something to their taste, stamp it with their own seal, that it may pass current with the world. Another remarkable point in this Correspondence is, Lord Byron's protestations, from the very starting-post, against the identifying Childe Harold's character with his own. That, he says, is my second objection to my name appearing in the title-page.
Want of room compels us to refrain from dwelling upon many more particulars, of strong interest to the literature of the day for these we must refer to the book itself: hoping that the prudence of those concerned in the injunction will induce them to take off their embargo, and enable the public to read the letters of their own poet in their own language.
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