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From what has been said, and from a perusal of tiae Poems, the Reader will be able clearly to perceive the object which I have proposed to myself: he will determine how far I have attained this object; and, what is a much more important question, whether it be worth attaining) and upon the decision of these two questions will rest my claim to the approbation of the public.
"Why, William, on that old grey stone,
"Where are your books? that light bequeath'd
"You look round on your mother earth,
One morning thus, by Esthwaite lake,
"The eye it cannot ehuse but see,
"Nor less I defem thBt there are powers