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“ As the few and obscure prophecies concerning Christ's first
coming were for setting up the Christian religion, which all
SIR ISAAC NEWTON.
solace of a good old age, if God vouchsafe it me, the honest
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187, HIGH HOLBORN ; AND C, FOX AND CO., 33,
The following Course of Lectures was delivered at the Unitarian Chapel, in Parliament Court, Artillery Lane, Bishopsgate Street, during the months of November and December, 1818, and is published in compliance with the desire, expressed in the most earnest and flattering manner, of the Congregation which regularly assembles in that place, and of many other persons by whom it was attended.
But for such a requisition as scarcely left room for hesitation, these Lectures would certainly not have been given to the world. The critical reader who may think it worth while to prove that they confer no credit as a literary composition, will make no unanticipated discovery to the Author; the events to which they relate are far too vast to be accelerated or retarded by the efforts of obscure individuals, even though highly gifted with those powers of influencing the opinions of others which he is conscious of possessing, if at all, only in a very inferior