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Rollin's Ancient History, 7 vols. 8vo.

Rollin's Roman History, 10 vols. 8vo. *

Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 12 vols. 8vo, might be read with more pleasure and less danger, were not the splendor and the learning mixed with infidel profanity.

Robertson's History of Charles V. 3 vols. 8vo; or, 4 vols.. 18mo.- His History of Scotland, 2 vols. 8vo; or, 3 vols. 18mo; and of America, 4 vols. 8vo.

Hume's History of England to the Revolution, 10 vols. 18mo; Smollett's Contiuuation to 1765, 7 vols. 18mo; Barlow's Continuation to 1795, 5 vols. 18mo, Lond.、 1793, &c. ; or

Henry's History of Great Britain to the Accession of Edward the Sixth, 1517, 12 vols. 8vo. Andrews's Continuation of Henry, to the Death of Elizabeth, 1602,, 2 vols. 8vo. An able Continuation to the Present Time is a desideratum.

Brewster's Secular Essay; containing a View of Events connected with the Ecclesiastical History of England,


Gould's Historical Account of the Reformation from the Church of Rome, including the cruel Sufferings of the Protestants, 12mo.

Limborch's History of the Inquisition, with the History of the Church, 8vo.

Crevier's History of the Roman Emperors, 8vo.

*The following testimony of the learned Gesner is a true and interesting witness in favour of this excellent author :"Dictionis ejus summa est suavitas et elegantia, et rerum summa præstantia. Imprimis etiam vel eo nomine valde diligo Rollinum, quod ubique hoc egit non tantum ut sapientiores redderet homines, verum etiam meliores. Docet, et emendat; et commendari meretur omnibus. Isag, in Erud. Univ. p. 31.

Morell's Studies in History: Greece, Rome, and England, 3 vols. 12mo.

Adams's Summary of Geography and History, 8vo.

Guthrie's System of Modern Geography, 4to.

D'Anville's Ancient Geography, 8vo.

Walker's Elements of Geography, 8vo, Lond. 1800 ; — and his Universal Gazetteer, 8vo,; or,

Brookes's General Gazetteer, 8vo.

Wells's (Dr. E.) Geography of the Old Testament, 3 vols. 8vo.

§ 47. To conclude this List, a few books on Poetry and sacred Music may be added: :

Johnson's English Poets, 75 vols. 12mo; or,

Anderson's British Poets, 13 vols. large 8vo, which contain the best translations from the Greek and Latin Classics.

Milton's Paradise Lost and Regained, by Newton, 4 vols. 8vo.

Young's Night Thoughts, 8vo and 18mo.

Thompson's Seasons, 8vo and 12mo.

Pope's Essay on Man; and on Criticism, 12mo. Dwight's Greenfield Hill, Svó, New York, 1794, à charming Poem.

Cowper's Poems, 2 vols. 12mo and 18mo; also his Homer, in blank verse, 4 vols. 8vo.

It will be unnecessary to insert Hymns, original and col lected; as most parties, and large congregations have their own favourite ones; nor would it be always safe to

recommend what might appear to the preacher the best. Respecting Watts's "Psalms, Hymns, and Lyric Poems," there is but one voice: but it does not appear in fact, nor is it reasonable to suppose that Providence ever designed that the spirit of sacred poetry should die with him. Doddridge and Toplay, The Wesleys, Cowper, Newton, cum mullis aliis, have contributed in no smali degree to the pleasure and edification of Christians.

As to Music, the store is increasing daily; collections have been made by, or under the patronage of Messrs. Whitefield, Wesley, Madan, Lady Huntingdon; Doctors Addington, Rippon, and Miller. This last author has, with peculiar felicity, adapted some of the most pleasing secular airs to sacred words; executed with great judgment and accuracy.

6. AULD, Printer, Greville Street, London.

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