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THE Approbation with which the World has received my little Latin Collection of feledt Stories from the Old Teftament, has determined me to prêtent it with a fécond Collection from Profane Authors, together with fome of their Moral Precepts. My Defign has been, in both, to put into the Hands of Children, and others that begin to learn the Latin Tongue, fome little Piece, that might be eafy to underftand, and at the fame Time improi'e their Manners. No doubt can be made but that the Holy Scriptures afford us both thoiè Advantages; which is the Reafon probably, that has induced fo many MafterSj both in a'/public - and private Character, to make their Scholars read that Collection.
That this might, as far as poffible, merit the
fame Efteem, I thought it incumbent on me not
to leave fight of thefe two Objects, Ciearnefs
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