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Algarotti's works in the Leghorn edition, and his sentiments con

cerning them. LETTER 10. To Mr. NichoLLS.-On the affection due to a Mo

ther. -Description of that part of Kent from whence the letter

was written LETTER 11. To Mr. Nicholls.-Character of Froissart and

other old French Historians.-And of Isocrates LETTER 12. To Dr. WHARTON.-Of his tour taken the year

before to Monmouth, &c.--Intention of coming to Old Park. And of his ill state of health

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Conclusion, with the particulars of Mr. Gray's death.-His cha

racter by another hand, and some annotations on it by the Editor

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