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• THE Approbation with which-the world has - received m Ę 1,atin colleétion of fele& ftoriee ', from the Old Teftament, has determined me to .\ prefent it with a fecond colleétion from profane - authors, together with. fome of their moral precepts. My defign has beem, in both, to put into ,, the hands ofchildren, and others that begin to learn \ . the Latin tongue, fome little pieces, that might be ;Ja(y to under(tand, and at the fame time might im$* próve their morals, No doubt can be made but i. „ that the Holy Scriptures afford us thofe advantages, which is the- reafon probably, that has induced fo 'm | nmany mafters, both in a public and private charac§ter, to make their fcholars read that colle&ion.
« That thiss might, as far as poffible, merit the fame efteem, I thought • it incumbent on me