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SOMETHING NEW

MEN AND MANNERS,

A CRITIQUE ON THE

Follies and Vices of the Age;

INTERSPERSED WITH

AMUSING ANECDOTES, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES,

AND

USEFUL SUGGESTIONS

ON

Various interesting Topics.

“Human nature is the most useful study to society, as it tends to improve mankind."

HAILSHAM:

PRIXTED BY G. BREADS, AND SOLD BY HIM FOR THE AUTHOR.

SOLD IN LONDON
BY BALDWIN AND CRADOCK, PATERNOSTER ROW.
BY LUCOMBE AND WRIGHT, BRIGHTON; BAXTER, Lewes; POWELL,

HASTINGS; BAILEY, BATTLE; AND BY OTHER BOOKSELLERS,

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PERSUADED that great minds are ever ready to make allowance for error, and inclined to encourage the humblest talents rather than to search for defects, I appear before your Royal Highness in the character I have ventured to assume, without fear, though with unaffected diffidence of conscious imperfections.

The love of literature, science, and justice in the higher classes, and more particularly in a Prince, must act as a spur to genius, improve the public mind, and be of general benefit to the nation at large. .

As the friend to literaturethe patron of science-rewarder of meritand respecter of justice-I was induced to solicit the honor of dedicating this Volume to your Royal Highness; and not from any vain conceit of its being worthy of so distinguished a patronage, in any other way than the furnishing a

Highneseating this Volume solicit the honor

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