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This is the only Portrait that was ever drawn of Mr. Pope at full Length. It was done without his knowledge, as he was deeply engaged in conversation with Mr. Alles in the Gallery at Prior Park, by Mr. HOARE, who sat at the other end of the Gallery.-Pope would never have forgiven the Painter had he known it-He was too sensible of the Deformity of his Person to allow the whole of it to be represented.-This Drawing is therefore exceedingly valuable, as it is an Unique of this celebrated Poet.
DIRECTIONS TO THE BINDER. .
The Head of Mr. Pope to front the Title Page of the First
Volume. The Portrait of Mr. Pope to front Page ix. [A 5] of vol. I.