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From what has been said, and from a perusal of die Poems, the Reader will be able clearly to perceive the objeet which I have proposed to myself: he will determine how far I have attained this object; and, what is a much more important question, whether it be worth attaining; and upon the decision of these two questions will rest my claim to the approbation of the public.
"Why, William, on that old grey stone,
"Where are your books ? that light bequeath'd
** You look round on your mother earth,
One morning thus, by Esthwaite lake,
"The eye it cannot chute but see,
".hot less I deem that there are power*