Select Poems from the Hesperides, Or Works Both Human and Divine (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Select Poems From the Hesperides, or Works Both Human and Divine
The publisher has had it indeed in his thoughts for a very long time to reprint the book; but his plan, unluckily, did not extend beyond a mere verbatim copy of the two volumes, which appeared under the auspices of the late Mr. Singer in I believe that he subsequently, on the representations of myself and others, was induced to enlarge his scheme to the extent of including in an Appendix the few pieces found in the Ashmolean and Hawlin son mss. But much more was capable of being done for Herrick; and it appeared to me, that it was emphatically desirable that no new edition of the poet should be allowed to pass the press without such additions and corrections as I and others felt to be necessary and feasible.
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