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In Monthly Volumes, with Portraits,
price Five SHILLINGS each, ranging with the Waverley

Novels, Family Library, &c.

THE ALDINE EDITION

OF THE BRITISH

POETS.

Volumes I. and II. The PoEMS OF BURNS.
Volumes III. and IV. The POEMS OF THOMSON.
Volume V. The POEMS OF COLLINS.
Volume VI. The PoeMS OF KIRKE WHITE.

• We trust that this undertaking will meet with that en-
couragement at the hand of good taste which it merits. A
complete collection of our Poets, with well written memoirs,
and printed in a good readable type, is a desideratum;
and from the work now sent forth, we feel assured that the
Aldine Edition will supply the want. The Life of Burns is
drawn up with much judgment and feeling, and we give
Mr. Pickering and his Editor praise for having begun the
series with a Poet whose works breathe such true British
feeling as those of poor Burns.'-Athenæum, No. 134.

This volume (Thomson, vol. i.) containing the Seasons
and an excellent memoir of their bard, whom it rescues from
the misrepresentations of Dr. Johnson, is exactly such a
duction as we could wish to see in so handsome a publica-
tion as the Aldine Poets. It is every way creditable to the
press of Mr. Pickering, and must tend highly to recommend
the series of which it forms so deserving a feature.'-Literary
Gazette, No. 702.

• These Aldine Poets are very handsome volumes; and
the Memoir of Burns comes from a hand aware of the worth

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