In 1757 will not appear that he posted any thing, except some of those articles or blog posts in the Fictional Magazine, that have been mentioned. That magazine, following Johnson ceased to write in it, gradually declined, though the popular device of Antigallican was included with it; and in July 1758 it ended. He likely prepared an integral part of his Shakspeare this year, and he influenced a conversation on the subject of a great address for the Throne, following the expedition to Rochfort, that was delivered by simply one of his friends, I know not about what publick conference. It is published in the Gentleman's Magazine pertaining to October 1785 as his, and carries sufficient signifies of credibility.
By the prefer of Mister. Joseph Cooper Walker, from the Treasury, Dublin, I have acquired a copy with the following notification from Meeks to the respetable authour of "Dissertations for the History of Ireland. "
"TO CHARLES O'CONNOR, ESQ. 1
"I INCLUDE lately, by the favour of Mr. Faulkner, seen your of Ireland, and cannot bear to solicit a criminal prosecution of your style. Sir Bill Temple complains that Ireland in europe is less regarded than any other country, as to its historical state. The natives have had little enjoyment, and very little encouragement pertaining to enquiry; and strangers, being unsure of the language, have gotten no ability.
"I have long wanted that the Irish literature were cultivated. a couple of Ireland is famous by traditions to have recently been once the couch of piety and learning; and certainly it would be incredibly acceptable to any or all those who are inquisitive either in the original of countries, or the affinities of 'languages', to be additional informed of the revolution of any people thus ancient, and once so illustrious.
"What relationship there is involving the Welsh and Irish dialect, or between language of eire and that of Biscay, deserves enquiry. Of the provincial and unextended tongues, it seldom happens more than 1 are understood by any one man; and, therefore , it seldom takes place that a reasonable comparison can be made. I really hope you will carry on and cultivate this sort of learning, that has too long lain neglected, and which, whether it be suffered to remain in oblivion another century, might, perhaps, by no means be retrieved. As I want well to any or all useful undertakings, I would not forbear to help you to know how much you deserve in my opinion, via all addicts of research, and how much pleasure work has directed at, Sir