Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719. Mr. Addison's fine ode to Dr. Thomas Burnet, on his sacred theory of the earth: Done into English by the author of a late tale call'd Coffee. Ad insignissimum virum, D. Thomam Burnettum. English. London: printed for T. Warner, 1727. ,15,p. ; 4⁰. (ESTC T143099; Foxon M288; OTA K111808.000)
- Mr. ADDISON's FINE ODE TO Dr. Thomas Burnet, On His SACRED THEORY of the EARTH. Done into English by the Author of a late TALE call'd COFFEE.
- TO THE KING and QUEEN's MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTIES.
- AD INSIGNISSIMUM VIRUM, D. THOMAM BURNETTUM, SACRAE THEORIAE-TELLURIS AUTOREM.
- TO That GREAT-THINKER, Dr. THOMAS BURNET, On His SACRED THEORY of the EARTH. / Joseph Addison; Anonymous (translator)
Mr. ADDISON's FINE ODE TO Dr. Tho. Burnet, &c.
LONDON: Printed for T. WARNER, at the Black-Boy in Pater-Noster-Row. M.DCC.XXVII.
THE noble System, of which Mr. Addison's incomparable Poem is an exact Miniature; was gra ciously received, when formerly addressed to a KING and a QUEEN, Your Royal Predecessors. Together with which Gentleman's most elegant Epitome, my faint[Page 2] Copy of it is submissively offered at the Feet of BOTH Your MAJESTIES; that ONE in a well-tasted Dead-language, the OTHER in an obliged and favoured Living-one, may take a summary View of the Place of Your SECOND Coronation; in happy Prelude to a THIRD, which Ye are farther to enjoy, in the ultimate and beatific Recep tacle of the JUST and GOOD. A pre sumptuous Wish, that these grand Revolu tions may, for your People's intermediate Advantage, commence Late, must first ask Pardon; and, on that Dependence, is sincere ly professed to be the constant and fervent Prayer, of almost the Privatest amongst