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tages to the English reader. Much of the fire, which warms and dazzles a native of Scotland, is to him necessarily lost by the obscurity of the language. To obviate this as much as possible, a considerable number of words have been added to the Glossary, and several of the old definitions have been corrected or enlarged. A new Life, drawn up with care and fidelity, has likewise been prefixed.
Of an edition, thus enlarged and improved, it is unnecessary to say more. Should its utility be acknowledged, the editor will consider his exertions sufficiently rewarded. LONDON, FEBRUARY 25, 1819.
FAMILIAR AND EPISTOLARY.
To Miss Cruikshanks, a very Young Lady - written
on the blank Leaf of a Book presented to her
by the Author,
Verses, on a Young Lady residing on the Banks of the
small River Devon, in Clackmannanshire, but
whose infant Years were spent in Ayrshire, .... 162