Editors ef Public Journals have been pleas ed to express their spontaneous sentiments in iiivor of some cf the poems in the following work. From a multiplicity of complimentary remarks, and public notices, the subsequent ones are extracted. In the following, as well from the initials W. R. as I rom the elegant flow of genius, ve recognize ll.e pen of the distinguished American poet, Villiam Ray. Esq. Palladium of Liberty. The Sacred Melodies of Byron and Moore, have been much admired, and many of t-iem very justly :but we do not recollect one of them, and we have read them all, which we think superior to the following, which is avowedly from the pen of Vililam Ray. 2lough-B oy. The following beautiful lines are from the pen of William Ray, Esq. ot Onondaga. whose poetical effusions have often delighted the public, and whose genius and taste ought to have secured to him t-.e smiles, instead ot the sternest frowns, of For tune. Nett -Y urlc Statesman. The following poem is from the pen of Wil liam Ray, that favorite of genius and son of mis fortune.7 dlbary Register. Mr. Ray, as a poet, possesses genius of no ordinary cast. Many of his effusions, humorous., niorul and Pentimental, we have read with great pleasure, and we have no doubr he will nuke an feo tereatio volume. A cir-T urk Sectator.
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