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ject will easily be traced. The few notes which

are subjoined he thought necessary to elucidate the

passages to which they refer. He will only add in

this place, from Hutchins's History of Dorsetshire,

(vol. i. p. 366), what is there said of Lewesdon

(or, as it is now corruptly called, Lewson): “ This

and Pillesdon Hill surmount all the hills, though

very high, between them and the sea.

Mariners

call them the Cow and Calf, in which forms they

are fancied to appear, being eminent sea-marks to

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TO THE

RIGHT REV. FATHER IN GOD JONATHAN,

LORD BISHOP OF ST. ASAPH,

WHO, IN A LEARNED, FREE, AND LIBERAL AGE,

IS HIMSELF MOST HIGHLY DISTINGUISHED

BY EXTENSIVE, USEFUL, AND ELEGANT LEARNING,

BY A DISINTERESTED SUPPORT OF FREEDOM,

AND BY A TRULY CHRISTIAN LIBERALITY OF MIND,

THIS POEM,

WITH ALL RESPECT, IS DEDICATED

BY HIS LORD SHIP'S MOST OBLIGED

AND MOST OBEDIENT SERVANT,

THE AUTHOR.

Jan. 1788.

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