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LETTER LXXVI.-The Epic Poem completed
—uncertainty of its publication-joy at see-
ing the first sheet from the press.-Attempts
a school. --Hopes depending on the reviewers
of the day,..
LETTER LXXVII.-The author travels to sell
the copies which remain on hand.-Miss O)'
Keefe. --The city of Winchester-its antiqui-
ties, &c.—The poor Cornish bard,
LETTER LXXVIII.-Rambles in the West of
England. -Storm.-- The Poet Laureate.
Visits Paignton again.-Sectarian preachers.
-Lines on reaching the spot where the au-
thor last parted with Mary.--Carrington, the
poet.-A quack doctor turned historian,
LETTER LXXIX.-From Mr. R-to Sylva-
ticus.—Dr. Turton's opinion of the author's
LETTER LXXX.—The author's arrival again in
Cornwall.-Polwhele and the Truro poetas-
ters. The Pursuit of Pharoah, a poem,....
LETTER LXXXI.-From Mr. Welch to Sylva-
ticus—his opinion of the author's poem, ...,
LETTER LXXXII.-Arrival in London of the
author with testimonials of his work—visits
the booksellers.-- Letters from some of the
London critics on its merits.- The Rev. H.
H. Milman's opinion,
LETTER LXXXIII.-Highly successful. --Sells
the copyright of his poem, and obtains per-
mission to dedicate the second edition to His
Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex,
LETTER LXXXIV.From the Rev. J. Allport
to Sylvaticus—his opinion of the merits of the
LETTER LXXXV.-The author returns home in
high spirits to his little school.—Commences
a second Epic.—The haunted house, a village
LETTER LXXXVI.- Unfavourable news from
the London booksellers.-Intends to set out
again to London, with first part of his new
LETTER LXXXVII.-From Messrs. P. and M.,
declining to publish it, ..
LETTER LXXXVIII. - From the author to
Maria.-Disappointed everywhere, but em-
ployed to write a little volume of poems for
juvenile readers, — Encouraged to write a
LETTER LXXXIX.-Returns to L-, finds
his school much diminished.-Great distress.
- Writes a Tragedy—a friend's opinion of it,
- The piece sent to Drury-Lane-Elliston
refuses it.-Leaves home.--A sad parting.-
Reaches London.-MS. refused by all the
booksellers—unexpectedly meets Mr. KM
who agrees for the MS. and pays a sum in
advance, with which he again reaches home, 73
LETTER XC.-Disappointed in Mr. K.-sinks
under accumulated disappointments,
LETTER XCI.-From the Rev. Mr. Allport to
the author, with cheering encouragement and
LETTER XCII.- From the same, with brighten-
LETTER XCIII.- From the same - further suc-
cess on behalf of the author,