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BRITISH CRITIC,

FOR

JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH, APRIL,

MAY, AND JUNE.

MDCCCI. I

"Eggilan
T'aanbis eis Qüs ixior's 'n réusvos. Com. Græca
Truth is not always pleasing when she comes,

VOLUME XVII.

London :
PRINTED FOR B. AND C. RIVINGTON,
NO, 62, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD,

1801.

NINTED IS , NICKABY, PETERBOROUGH COURT,

ILILT STRIIT.

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cij: ' .,,. LUKOT TT is seldom that we can satisfyi an author with 1 praise. Readers are more easily contented. They are rather apt to think us faulty on the other fide; especially when they happen to have purchafed an indifferent book.. Our Prefaces bught to please both parties. Authors, because they contain only commendation'; readers, because, if they fulfil their plan, they do not even mention a production' unwor. thy to be purchased. We write no Index Expurga: torius. Silence is here our heaviest cenfure; and departed authors must not haunt 'us, if we speak no evil of them after their decease. "

Ούχ οσίη, κλαμένοισιν επ' ανδράσιν ευχερέασθαι.

DIVINITY.. n i

21. stra When we open this article with the two works of Mr. Jele, which we commended together, his Dillèrta. tion on the Apostles, and his book on the Study of the Stripe tures*, we have an eye to the amends, we promised then for accidental delay. The works, however, deserve diftin&tion. They are acute as well as pious, and cannot fail, particularly the latter,, to increase the love of sacred study. In treating of the Prophe

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prin * . * No. III. p. 289.

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