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produce my commentary as equal to the encouragement which I have had the honor of receiving. Every work of this kind is by its nature deficient; and I should feel little solicitude about the sentence, were it to be pronounced only by the skilful and the learned.
Of what has been performed in this revisal, an account is given by Mr. Steevens, who might bave spoken both of bis own diligence and sagacity in terms of greater self-approba. tion, without deviating from modesty or truth.
EPITAPH ON WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE,
What needs my Shakspeare for his honour'd cones,