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(iv) any authority. My own apology is the principal thing, interspersed with real characters of several sorts; and the additions to it, are as many solid, natural, and delicate adventitious things 'as came in' niy way. This is my book. I write with modefty, and I purpose to do good." I imagine then, that all Critics (except the Critical Reviewers) will wink at the blemishes of a laudable writing. Scholars' and men of sense (who are above male volence and the supercilious temper,) can bear deformities in a long work, and justly lay them on the imperfection of human nature. They know, it is incapable of faultless productions.


Westmoreland, with their form of morn-
We prayer .
ing prayer .

. 60 30 Their prayer for night

65 31 The author's observation on the prayers of

those recluses, and their account of their . belief, which is unitarian

67 32 A reflection on crue and false religion 71 33 Thoughts exploding the invocation of saints 34 (3. A short account of the councils, and of

" the several editors and editions of them)


35 Some further remarks on the doctrine of the

invocation of saints, shewing the absur

dity of papists therein . 91 36 The author leaves the religious in West

moreland, and proceeds on his journey

to Harrogate - Misses his way 98 37 Description of a little country seat in the

northern extremity of Stanmore, and of

a Neeping parlour in a grove - 101 38 Where the author passes the night 102 39 Receives the next day fome account of Miss · Antonia Cranmer, a beautiful young lady of great fortune, mistress of that house

103 40 The author resolves, if possible, to get her. : -His manner of living for several days

in the cottage of a poor fisherman, in s expectation of the return of the beautiful

Antonia from Cumberland - 104 41 Description of a charming liccle country feat,

where a solicary gentleman lived 105 42 Some account of this gentleman, Doric i. Watson, who had been bred a catholic

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Rosi in France, and became a protestant her

mit in England, with the motives for his i conversion

: 106 : 43 The hermit's observations on Cardinal Belo .. larmine's notes of the church, Thewing : : --them not to be at: all applicable to the : church of Rome

107. 44 (7. An abstract of Dr. Chandler's observa

.." tions on Bellarmine's sixth note of the ... s church

.. 109 45 Remarks on the Abbé Le Blanc, and on his

letters on the English nation, with some . ?, Atrictures on Voltaire, and a defence of . . the English reformation

115 · 46 (9. Some account of the character and writ.

ings of Mons. Bouhier, presidene of the
French academy) :

118 47The marriage of priests defended, and shewn .., to have been the primitive doctrine of .: the church

n i i 126 48 The beginning of the author's acquaintance

. with Miss Antonia Cranmer, and how it
:: ended in a marriage i to 134
(10. Some remarks on the absurdity of tran-

.. .. 134 50 The author buries his wife Antonia, and

haftens to Harrogate to dissipate. his
grief.--His reason for not mentioning

his children by his many wives. 137 51 Description of Harrogare; of it's wells, and

of the company there, with their man.

ner of living; the nature and quality of - these waters, for what disorders fittest, : : and the same of several other mineral waters


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