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roges; the publishers will therefore content themselves with offering the following character from the New Annual Register, as a
a N D. AMERICAN REGISTER, No. 38.) . NOVEMBER 1805. Yo VI.
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These two volumes contain several essays which appeared in the periodical publications of the day, and which have since been ascer. tained to have proceeded from Dr. Goldsmith, but which have never before been printed with any collection of his essays.
The Reflector, No. XIII 363 POETRY.