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Poem,

IN

TWENTY-FOUR LETTERS.

BY

The Rev. GEORGE CRABBE, LL.B.

PAULO MAJORA CANAMUS. VIRGIL.

SIXTH EDITION.

London:

PRINTED FOR J. HATCHARD,

BOOKSELLER TO THE QUEEN, 190, OPPOSITE ALBANY,

PICCADILLY.

1816.

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RECORDER OF CAMBRIDGE AND SCARBOROUGH; LORD-LIEUTENANT AND CUSTOS-ROTULORUM OF THE

COUNTY OF LEICESTER; K. G. & LL.D.

MY LORD;

THE Poem, for which I have ventured to solicit your Grace's attention, was composed in a situation so near to Belvoir Castle, that the Author had all the advantage to be derived from prospects extensive and beautiful, and from works of grandeur and sublimity: and though nothing of the influence arising from such situation should be discerni. ble in these verses, either from want of aden quate powers in the writer, or because his subjects do not assimilate with such views,

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