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I have song of war for knight;
Sir Walter Scott.
AND THOMAS WARDLE, PHILADELPHIA.
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
AS A MARK OF RESPECT FOR HIS PATRONAGE OF
BY UIS VERY OBEDIENT SERVANT,
The LITERARY SOUVENIR is this year presented to its readers in a new and considerably improved form, without any addition to its price. An anxiety to render it worthy of the high character it has hitherto maintained, has induced its Proprietors to meet the extraordinary competition that has lately arisen among the publishers of annual works, by augmenting, in an important degree, and at a large additional expense, the interest of their book. Whether or not this sacrifice will be repaid by a proportionate increase of public patronage, remains to be proved. At all events, they will have the satisfaction of knowing that they have, at least, laboured to deserve it. The immense expense attendant upon the publication of