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Francis Glass, Washingtonii Vita (ed. J.N. Reynolds), EDITOR'S PREFACE. (search)
unt," "pulveris pyrii odor," or Addison'sPax Gulielmi auspiciis Europæ reddita.--Musæ Anglicanæ, vol. 11, p. 1. "ferrea grando," and "plumbi densissimus imber." Even the term Tremebundi, applied to the society of Friends, loses nothing, on being compared with the "gens Quackerorum sive Trementium," of Schroeckh.Historia Religionis. Berlin, 1818. Some parts of the work, on the other hand, will, I trust, be found possessed of positive merit; and I am certain that, in the description of Mount Vernon, and the delineation of the character of Washington, the most rigid critic will find much to commend. The notes speak for themselves. The author evidently had in view the possibility of his work being introduced into schools, and they were therefore written for the benefit, principally, of the younger class of readers, though, occasionally, they assume a higher and graver character. In conclusion, the editor entertains the hope, that the little work which is here offered to the literati of h