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269. 30. read fine gold.

375. 25. read or phrafeology

426. 25. read effected

439. 10. for (?) infert (:)

526. 25. read dialects

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THE following Effays, (which were read in a private literary fociety many years ago), having been seen and approved of by fome learned perfons in England, are now published at their desire. In writing them out for the prefs, confiderable amendments were made, and new obfervations added; and hence one or two flight anachronisms have arifen, which, as they affect not the sense, it was not thought neceffary to guard against.

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HE rules of every useful art may be divided into two kinds. Some are neceffary to the accomplishment of the end propofed by the artist, and are therefore denominated Effential Rules; while others, called Ornametal or Mechanical, have no better foundation than the practice of fome great performer, whom it has become the fashion to imitate. The latter are to be learned from the communications of the artist, or by obferving his work :

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