On the Sublime/Acknowledgment

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On the Sublime  (1890) 
by Longinus, translated by Herbert Lord Havell

TO


S. H. BUTCHER, Esq., LL.D.

PROFESSOR OF GREEK IN THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

FORMERLY FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE

AND OF UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, OXFORD


THIS ATTEMPT

TO PRESENT THE GREAT THOUGHTS OF LONGINUS

IN AN ENGLISH FORM

IS DEDICATED

IN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF THE KIND SUPPORT

BUT FOR WHICH IT MIGHT NEVER HAVE SEEN THE LIGHT

AND OF THE BENEFITS OF THAT

INSTRUCTION TO WHICH IT LARGELY OWES

WHATEVER OF SCHOLARLY QUALITY IT MAY POSSESS