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With Notes of various AUTHORS,
By THOMAS NEWTON, D.D.
VOLUME the FIRST.
L ο Ν D ο Ν :
Printed for J. and R. Tonson, B. Dodd, H. IVoodfall, J. Rivington,
R. Baldivin, T. Longman, L. Hawes, Clark and Collins, E. Dilly,
E A R L of B A T H.
dication to the PARADISE Lost; for he designed it, not for a single patron, but for the wise and learned of all ages. However several of the later editions have been inscribed to Lord Sommers, as a great admirer and encourager of this work : and indeed such a poem should be addressed only to the most worthy, to Lord Sommers, or One like Him a judge and patron of arts, and illustrious both in the commonwealth of men and the commonwealth of letters.