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J. DODSLEY, J. WILKIE, J. ROBSON, J. JOHNSON, T. LOWNDES
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WHATEVER I have faid of Fenton is confirmed by Pope in a Letter, by which he communicated to Broome an account of his death.
The Rev. Mr. BROOME
At PULHAM, near HARLESTONE
By BECCLES Bag.
I Intended to write to you on this melancholy fubject, the death of Mr. Fenton, before y's came; but ftay'd to have informd myself & you of y circumstances of it. All I hear is, that he felt a Gradual Decay, tho fo early in Life, & was declining for 5 or 6 months. It was not, as I apprehended, the Gout in his Stomach, but I believe rather a Complication firft of Gross Humors, as he was naturally corpulent, not difcharging themselves, as he used no fort of Exercife. No man better bore y approaches of VOL. III. * H 7、 his