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CONSTITUTION, Discipline, DoCTRINES, WORSHIP, and
Civil and Ecclefiaftical History as is connected with, or necessary
TO WHICH IS ADDED,
By an IMPARTIAL HAND.
· THE SECOND EDITIO N.
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ever been esteemed a laudable Purto suit; and every Attempt to facilitate ***** the Propagation of Knowledge, in Proportion to the Nature and Importance of the Subject, and the Propriety of the Method, will, it is presumed, meet with Approbation and Encouragement. . To obtain a Skill in the Sciences is, indeed, the Business and Profeffion only of a few Men of distinguished Abilities; but there are many who have Capacity and Leisure to improve and enrich their Minds in various Branches of Knowledge ; even the lower Order of Men have particular Callings and Concerns in Life, in which it behoves them to employ their Reason in the Use of proper Helps for their Improvement.
The common Duties and Benefits of Society, W which interest every Man living, as he is a social
Creature ; even our particular and necessary Relaitions to a Family, a Neighbourhood, or Govern
ment, oblige all 'Persons to exercise their reasoning Powers in a Variety of Cases, before they can come A 2