The Friend: A Series of Essays (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Friend: A Series of Essays

IF it be usual with writers in general to find the' first paragraph of their works that which has given them the most trouble with the least satisfaction, the Author of the F 111mm5 may be allowed to. Feel the difficulties and anxiety of a first introduction in a more than ordinary degree. He is embarrassed by the very circumstances, that discriminate 'the plan andlpurposes of the present weekly paper from those of its' periodical brethren, as well as from its' more dignified literary relations, which come forth at once and m full growth from their parents. If it had been his ambition to copy its' whole scheme and fashion from the great founders of the race, T1111: Tarmac and Spncra'rong, he would indeed have exposed his Essays to a greater h Anrm; mrnsn.

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