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The GENERAL

MAGAZINE

0 F Arts and SCIENCES,

PHILOSOPHICAL, PHILOLOGICAL, MATHEMATICAL, and MECHANICAL:

Under the following Heads, viz. 1. The young GENTLEMAN and LADY'S PHILOSOPHY;

or a particular and accurate SURVEY of the WORKS of NATURE, by way of DIALOGUB; illustrated by Experiments, and embellish'd with Poetical Descriptions; with an exact Account of all the Instruments used

in the Philosophical Sciences. II. The NATURAL HISTORY of the WORLD; containing a

juft and particular Account of all that is remarkable in the Animal, Ve.

getable, and Mineral Productions of every part of the Earth and Seas, III. A compleat SYSTEM of all the PHILOLOGICAL SCIENCES,

viz. Theology, Ethics, Mythology, Grammar, Rhetoric, Logic, Poetry, Geography, Chemistry, Botany, Anatomy, Phyfic, &c. according to the

modern Theories and Improvements. IV. A BODY of MATHEMATICAL INSTITUTES, or PRINCIPLES

of SCIENCE ; from whence the various Mathematical and Mechanical Arts and Sciences will be deduced, and applied to the manifold Purposes

of Life. V. MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE, ESSAYS, POETRY,

Remarkable Occurrences in the Month, Catalogue of Books, Prices of Stocks, &c.

By BENJAMIN MARTIN.

LONDON: Printed for W. Owen, at Homer's Head, in Fleet-street.

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Principles, the Felicity of the Prince and the People must necessarily be reciprocal, as it results equal

ly from a wise and benevolent Exercise of Dominion in the one, and good Sense, and rational Subjection, in the other : This is a Truth verified by a Reflection on the Fate :of Nations in general, but more especially confirmed by that of our own, as well in the last as prefent Reign, in which the Blessings of Nature have been accumulated on the Eritish Nation almost to Profusion, and we may say, with more Justice than could be said of them in former Times, that the People would, if possible, be too happy were they truly sensible of their present blissful Situation in its utmolt Extent. But to do

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