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To William Pitt, Esq; on his losing his Commis-
fion, in the Year 1736,

Prologue to Thomfon's Coriolanus, fpoken by

Mr. Quin,

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PIND AR,

WITH SEVERAL OTHER

PIECES IN VERSE,

TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK.

TO WHICH ARE ADDED

ORIGINAL POEMS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS:

By GILBERT WEST, Efq; LL. D.

"Res antiquæ laudis & artis

Ingredior, fanctos aufus recludere fontes."

VIRG, Georg. iia

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THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

WILLIAM PITT, ESQ. Paymafter-General of his Majefty's Forces,

One of his Majefty's most Honourable Privy Council;

And to the HONOURABLE

SIR GEORGE LYTTELTON, BART. One of the Lords Commiffioners of the Treasury;

THESE POEMS

Are infcribed by the Author;

Who is defirous that the Friendship,

With which they have for many Years honoured him,
And the fincere Affection and high Efteem,
Which he hath conceived for them,
From a long and intimate Knowledge
of their Worth and Virtue,

May be known

Wherever the Publication of the enfuing Pieces

Shall make known the Name of

GILBERT WEST.

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