[From Johnson's Guide, 1850]

TO

EDWARD FORBES, ESQ.,
M.W.B.; FOR. SEC. B.T.; F.R.P.S.E. &CĄ &C.,
W HOSE NATURAL GENIUS AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHES
HAVE REFLECTED SO MUCH HONOUR ON
THE ISLE OF HIS NATIVITY,
THIS LITTLE VOLUME, INTENDED TO DIRECT
THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE STRANGER WHO MAY SEEK
TO NOURISH HIS IMAGINATION OR AMUSE HIS LEISURE
ON THESE ROMANTIC SHORES,
IS INSCRIBED,
AS A SLIGHT TRIBUTE OF FRIENDSHIP,
BY
THE AUTHOR.


 

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