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will thus accept it."-Athenæum.

Opinions by permission quoted.

WORDSWORTH:
No commonplace production, but a truly original one.

MOORE:
A volume in every respect interesting.

LORD LYTTON:
A very eloquent little book.

LADY BLESSINGTON:
An interesting literary curiosity ;-a very remarkable production.

CARLYLE: Wholesome, cheery, sanatory; like a ramble through the summer

groves.

DICKENS:
A striking example of industry, intelligence, and perseverance.

TENNYSON:
It is indeed a great curiosity.

ROGERS:
Highly to be valued on every account.

DR. CROLY: The circumstances of its production render it curious to a lover of books, but its freshness and vigour of conception render it of still higher value to a lover of literature.

MRS. SOUTHEY:
Most remarkable, and in many ways most interesting.

MRS. HOWITT.
Its just and generous views of Poets and Poetry have been a real

luxury.

MISS MITFORD:
A volume curious and interesting in every respect.

DR. DORAN:
Altogether, I now believe that your's is the first book that has

been printed without being written.

5

COLLOQUIES,

DESULTORY, BUT

CHIEFLY UPON

POETRY AND POETS;

BETWEEN

An Elder, enthusiastic, and an Apostle of the Law.

BY C. L. LORDAN.

“ One caveat, good Reader, and then GOD speed thee!-Do not open it at
adventures, and by reading the broken pieces of two or three lines, judge it;
but read it through, and then I beg pardon if thou dislikest it! Farewell !"

T. ADAMS.

THIRD EDITION.

LONDON: HOULSTON & SONS.

ROMSEY: LORDAN.

270. g. 395 .

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