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Containing the LIVES of
A History of ANTIQUITIES, PRODUC-
TIONS of NATURE, and MONUMENTS
Observations on the Christian Religion, as pro-
fessed by the established Church, and Diffenters
REMARKS on the Writings of the greatest ENGLISH
Divines : And a Review of the WORKS of the
With a variety of DISQUISITIONS and OPINIONS relative
to Criticism and MANNERS ; and many extraordinary
In SEVERAL LETTERS.
L O N D ON:
LITERARY REFLEXIONS, and Accounts of
ANTIQUITIES and Curious THINGS.
Τί δ' έρεί τις, ή υπολήψεται περί αυτε, η πράξει κατ' αυτά εδ' εις νεν βάλ
λιαι, δύο τέτοις αρχέμενΘ», αυτόν δικαιοπραγεί το νύν πρασσόμενον και φιλεϊν το νυν απονεμόμενον εαυθώ.
Quid autem alius quispiam de ipso five dicat, five existimet, aut adversus ipsum faciat, ne cogitat quidem. Utpote qui duobus hisce etiam contentus fit, quicquid impræsentiarum agit, juftum
præftare, et quicquid impræsentiarum fibi obvenit, diligere. What any one may fay or think of him, or do against him, on
this he spends not a thought. He is contented and abundantly satisfied with these two things ; with acting justly in what he is at present doing; and with approving and loving what is at present appointed for him.
M. Ant. L. X. S. 11.
L O N D o N:
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