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THE FIRST VOLUME.
« Si quid mea carmina poffunt,
“ Aonio ftatuam sublimes, vertice Bardos ;
6 Bardos Pieridum cultores, atque canentis
« Phæbi delicias, quibus est data cura perennis
“ Dicere nobilium clarishma fa&a virorum,
“ Aureaque excelsam
famam super aftra locare."
Lelandus in Affertione Arturi.
LONDON : Printed for the AUTHOR, at the Office of Robes, St. James's Palace. 1808.
Court : at BIRCHALL's Music Shop, No. 133; and Goulding, and Co. No. 117, in New Bond Street: at PRESTON’s Music
The following Works
are published by the fame Author ;
[Price ul. 11s. 60.]
Thise ancient (Remains of the Melsh Burds, which I presume to tay (rjere your Royal Highmojs, are, I would hope, not unworthy of such distinguished patronage.
in the country from which you derive your anqust uile, Music has ever been numbered among its choseri entertainmenlos and vishen united with Poetry afforded a species of luxury, innocent and instructive.
There was a time, when the Prime, oj Malis claimed, as therra prerogative, to preside in the Congress o thi Bards, and thought it not unbecoming their station tó' aforign in person those rewards
, which were deereed te merit in that famco solemnity. The name "fameo selemmily. The name of the Báre was re
Bard -vrra by Royalty itself and the number and skill of his pocs garo dup -niły tó the throne of the Prince, and stability to his renown.
Many of the pollering compositions have often resounded, in the day of prishval through the Halls of your illustrious Predecepson: áno I am persuaded that your Royal Highnojis will feel some interest in
, restoring to publie notice, what has received so honourable a sanction; ind n'ill deign to ralijy with your approbation these venerable remains of Harmony and Poetry, which descend to you as your hereditary right
. The facility with which your Royal Highnops" has conde-scended to become the Patron w/ this work, w a noble proof an early attachment to the intereils.cí polite literature, and jarenr. -able prosage of its future and permanent wetpåre.
Mhatever be the succépes of this attempt wisare from oblırwn the remaining restrijus of the Kards, it will serve as a memorial o '
/ the zealous veneration is shall over entertain pir your Royal Highnepis person anwo noble protretion of the tots, while I have the honoúr toʻle.
Your Royal Highwezig
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