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GRAY'S POETICAL WORKS,

ENGLISH AND LATIN,

Ellustrated ;

WITH INTRODUCTORY STANZAS

BY

THE REV. JOHN MOULTRIE, M. A.

AND

AN ORIGINAL LIFE OF GRAY,

(WRITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THIS EDITION)

BY THE REV. JOHN MITFORD, M. A.

EDITOR OF THE

ALDINE EDITION' OF THE BRITISH POETS, &c. &c.

SECOND EDITION.

ETON,

E. P. WILLIAMS, PRINTER AND PUBLISHER;

AND AT

5 BRIDGE STREET, BLACKFRIARS, LONDON.

MDCCCXLVII.

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TO

GRANVILLE JOHN PENN, Esq.

OP

STOKE PARK, BUCKS,

AND

OF WEST END HOUSE,

(THE RESIDENCE FOR MANY YEARS OF THE POET GRAY)

IN HUMBLE ADMIRATION

OF

THE REGARD HE HAS SHEWN FOR THE MEMORY OF ONE,

WHOSE NAME IS SO PLEASINGLY CONNECTED WITH

THE VILLAGE OF STOKE;

AND

IN GRATEFUL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

OF THE KIND ASSISTANCE RENDERED DURING THE PROGRESS

OF THIS WORK, BOTH IN ITS ILLUSTRATIONS, AND IN THE

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE POET,

This Illustrated Edition of Gray's Life and Works,

IS DEDICATED,

WITH EVERY FEELING OF RESPECT,

BY HIS VERY OBLIGED AND OBEDIENT SERVANT,

THE PUBLISHER.

ΕΤΟΝ, , July 1, 1847.

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