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The charms of melody : Being a select collection of the newest and most approved love and sentimental songs, lately Sung at the Theatres, Public Gardens, and in the politest private Companies ; many of which were never before printed, particularly all the Songs and Airs in the favourite Opera of the Duenna. - The Editor leaves this Select Collection to speak for itself ; for in this venal Age, when the Art of Puffing is reduced into a Science, the justest Character of a Work is generally considered, as merely the Production of some interested Bookseller, or Hireling Scribbler. He must, however, assure his Reader, that numberless Errors, which dis[pl]ace some other Collections, are corrected in this ; and that it will be found worthy the Perusal of all those, who have a love for Poetry, and are moved by ''the Concord of sweet Sound.''. Preview this item
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The charms of melody : Being a select collection of the newest and most approved love and sentimental songs, lately Sung at the Theatres, Public Gardens, and in the politest private Companies ; many of which were never before printed, particularly all the Songs and Airs in the favourite Opera of the Duenna. - The Editor leaves this Select Collection to speak for itself ; for in this venal Age, when the Art of Puffing is reduced into a Science, the justest Character of a Work is generally considered, as merely the Production of some interested Bookseller, or Hireling Scribbler. He must, however, assure his Reader, that numberless Errors, which dis[pl]ace some other Collections, are corrected in this ; and that it will be found worthy the Perusal of all those, who have a love for Poetry, and are moved by ''the Concord of sweet Sound.''.

Publisher: Dublin : Printed for John Colles, at the Corner of Temple-Lane, Dame-Street, 1776.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Songs
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
OCLC Number: 642483523
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 136 pages, plate)

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