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THE RIGHTS OF NATURE.

A POEM,

REVISED AND CORRECTED:

By Mr. PRATT.

VOLUME I.

"See, content, the humble Gleaner
"Takes the scatter'd ears that fall."

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR T. N. LONGMAN, AND L. B. SEELEY,
PATERNOSTER-ROW,

1795.

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DEDICATION.

BUT that the Gleaner knows true Generofity is ever governed by true Delicacy, and that Perfons, really in Poffeffion of those Qualities, will, literally,

"Do good by Stealth, and blush to find it Fame." Nay, that they would be actually pained by any public Recital of the private Conduct, which it would even be honourable to human Nature to record; he should, with Pleasure and Pride, enrich his Work with an Account of Actions, that would juftify him in changing the humble Title of his Book, into fomething expreffive of that copious Harvest, which Talents, Virtues, and Misfortunes have been continually reaping from the Bounty of an Individual, whɔse a 3

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