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HINTS TOWARDS A CLASSIFICATION
OF NOSE S.
BY EDEN WARWICK. parude.
“Mayhap there is more meant than is said in it,' quoth my father
P R E FACE.
With regard to a Preface to his Book, an Author has to contend with three great, but unequal, difficulties. The first and greatest, is to persuade his Publisher to issue it without a Preface; the next, is to write one himself; and the third and least, is to get some one to write it for him. Now there is a wise old saw which says,
“Of divers evils choose the least;"> and as the learned Slawkenbergius (so says Tristram Shandy) has prefaced his FOLIO on Noses with a clause which exactly explains our own qualifications, and reasons, for writing on