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B R I S T o
LORD BISHOP OF DERRY, &c. &c. &c.
HE first Societies of London
and Paris praise your talents and good-breeding. The first Artists of Italy praise your taste. All the world praises your heart.
What then is left for me to say, but that I am, with the warmest gratitude, and with the most profound respect,
without a preface, otherwise I should not write one to this; for, in truth, I have nothing to say. I ask no indulgence; I bid no defiance; I am, what I wish England was, at peace with all the world; and I demand. of my reader nothing but candour.