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proach'd me how far fhort I came of what your great friendship and delicate pen would partially defcribe me. You afk my confent to publifh it to what ftreights doth this reduce me? I look back indeed to thofe evenings I have ufefully and pleasantly spent, with Mr. Pope, Mr. Parnelle, Dean Swift, the Doctor, &c. I fhould be glad the world knew You admitted me to your friendship and fince your affection is too hard for your judgment, I am contented to let the world know how well Mr. Pope can write upon a barren subject. 1 return you an exact copy of the ver ses, that I may keep the Original, as a teftimony of the only error you have been guilty of. I hope very speedily to embrace you in London, and to affure you of the particular efteem and friendship where. with I am
printed by GEORGE LEWIS WINTER.