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SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, & Co., STATIONER'S HALL COURT;

J. W. MADDOX, DOCKHEAD, BERMONDSEY ;

AND

T. MADDOX, LAUNCESTON, CORNWALL.

1847.
Ninepence.

MADDOX, PRINTER, BERMONI'SEY, SOUTHWARK.

PREFACE.

Poetry has always been held in the highest estimation, as a source both of entertainment and instruction. It is calculated to convey information to the youthful mind in the most agreeable and impressive manner; and also to improve the heart, by interesting the affections and delighting the imagination.

The particular object which the Compiler of The Youth's POETICAL INSTRUCTOR had in view, was to group together, within as small a compass as possible, some of the plainest, as well as the choicest and the best, of the Pieces to be found in many of our monthly publications, especially those devoted to the benefit and instruction of the

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