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SKETCHES IN VERSE.
PRINTED FOR C. & A. CONRAD & Co. PHILADELPHIA,
Y SMITH & MAXWELL
953 R997 ske Cose B
Most of the following “Sketches” have already appeared in The Port Folio; but as the former volumes of that Literary Journal are out of print, I have connected them in this form. The author, who loves the sylvan life, and courts Retirement, rather than Observation, shrunk, with no affected coyness, from the project of pub'lishing these little poems, which were written merely to beguile “Time’s tediousness," and, generally, in a humour so perfectly careless, that when he took up the pen, he knew not whether a stanza to Love, or à