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A VARIETY OF RULES TO GUARD AGAINST ERROR IN
THE AFFAIRS OF RELIGION AND HUMAN LIFE,

AS WELL AS IN THE SCIENCES.

BY ISAAC WATTS, D. D.

THIRD AMERICAN EDITION.

EXETER, Printed by RANLET & Norris, and sold at their book-store...mold also, by Tuomas & ANDREWS, David WE$T, & JOAN WEST,

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$IR JOHN HARTOPP, Baronet.

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IT is fit the public should receive through your hands what was written originally for the affiftance of your younger studies, and was then presented to you,

" It was by the repeated importunities of our learn. ed friend Mr. John Eames, that I was persuaded to revise these rudiments of logic, and when I had once fuffer. ed myself to begin the work, I was drawn still onward far beyond my first defign, even to the neglect, or too long delay of other prefling and important demands that were upon me.

It has been my endeavour to form every part of this treatise both for the intruction of students, to open their way into the sciences, and for the more extensive and general service of mankind, that the gentleman and the Christian might find their account in the perusal as well as the scholar. I have therefore collected and pro. posed the chief principles and rules of right judgment in matters of common and sacred importance, and pointed out our most frequent mistakes and prejudices

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