A Literary Journal

A Literary Journal

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1745 edition. Excerpt: ...as the Publication of Moses's Law, and fays he has followed such a clear Method that English Reader? may be at good Judges on this Subject, as if they knew how to read Hebrew. The 7th Vojume of the Universal History came out some Months ago. It compleats the ancient History which is brought down to the Invasions of the Q/ire-goths, and their Conquests in Italy. The Authors intend to give a new Edition of this Work in whkk they propose to make use of the Remarks of the learned French Translator of their History, and afterwards tP fa about writing a Modern History. A New A New Voyage to Guinea made in the Years 1726 and 1727 by William Smith, 8vo. It contains much the fame Description given by Labat and Des Mar-chais. Discourses on Trade, 8vo. A good and valuable Book by John Cary, Esq; Here is a Literary Paradox maintained with a good deal of Witi and perhaps with Reason also: Mr. Tun-Jlal wrote a Letter to Mr. Middleton to acquaint hint with his Doubts on the Authenticriess of some of Cicero's Epistles to Brutus, and of Brutus's to Cicero. Dr. Middleton undertook the Defence of those Letters, and now Mr. Markland takes that of Mr. 'tun/lass Opinion. He thinks it was possible to imitate Cicero's Stile by making use only of his Expressions. This the Author of the Letters endeavoured to do; but he betray'd himself, i. by Faults of Stile. 2. By Faults against History. 3. By Faults against Reasoning. Mr. Mark-land's Opinion is that these Letters were written in the 6th Century: His Work is intitled, Remarks on the Epistles of Cicero to Brutus, &c. 8vo. There came out here lately a Translation of Livy% with Freinjhemius's Supplements, 8vo. 6. Vol.----Also a Translation of L. Junius Columella's Husbandry, 4to. Dr. Parson's Microcoscopical...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236668642
  • 9781236668646