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with fuperiour knowledge. It is from this principle, my Lord, that You have been rendered fo happy in every rational attainment, and led to an union with virtues the most fimilar to Your own. Hence it is, that I am emboldened to lay before Your Grace the following Differtations, which contain matter of dark and remote enquiry; and are the fruits of that ease and retirement, with which, under Providence, I am bleft by Your benevolence and favour. These are the only returns I can make for the many fignal inftances of Your goodness. Beyond these I have nothing left, but prayers and wishes for You long and intimately to enjoy that happiness, which, like a falutary emanation, You fo widely diffuse to others. I fhall not attempt to make any display of Your high endowments, and hereditary great qualities. May it be the peculiar happiness of these times never to stand in need of such approved worth and excellence. Let the calm with

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with which we are flattered, long continue; that nothing may interfere with Your noble and ingenuous pursuits, nor ruin the happy tendency of Your studies; much less in degree interrupt Your domeftic felicity. Permit me to subscribe myself with the highest sense of duty and esteem,



MAY Ift. 1767.

Your Grace's

Most faithful

And moft obliged

Humble fervant,


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Pag. 11. Notes, lin. 5. for Wheeler, read Wheler. 22. lin. 21. for are, read is.

24. lin. 15. for Meliteufa, read Melitussa.
37. Notes, lin. penult. for Sinns, read Sinus.
60. lin. 23. for tract, read track.

92. lin. ult. for Hayman, read Heyman.

ibid. Notes, lin. 1. for Hayman, read Heyman.

96. lin. 21. dele comma after ovoμaxλndnv.

ibid. lin. 22. dele comma after deλes; place a comma after τυραννάς.

109. lin. 30. for thefe provinces were, read these were the provinces of. 110. Notes, lin. penult. for Lb. read Lib.

124. lin. 11. for south, read north.

130. Notes, lin. 1. for Lib. 12. read De Animalibus. Lib. 12.

133. lin. 11. for as that a man, read that a man.

134. lin. 9. for person that, read persons who.

138. lin. 21. for Anchialum, read Ancharium.

144. lin. 12. for beleagured them, read and having beleagured them.

ibid. lin. 13. and after, dele and.

149. lin. 14. for or to, read nor to.

158. lin. 22. dele Herodotus and.

172. Notes, lin. 8. for (Aug), read (Aougiav).

186. Notes, lin. 5. for now, read no.

204. Notes, lin. 7. for Bwan, read Bwan; for έ2, read ??.

206. Notes, lin. 1. for Al Soyuti, read Al Soyuli.

243. Notes, lin. penult. for x, read a.

246. In the Lift of Arabian Kings, after Mardocentes 45, add Anon: 41.

269. lin. 12. After to think, that, add for a long time.

280. lin. 11. after light and fire, add called by the Greeks Koronus, 298. lin. 25. for

πειραιον, read πυραιον.

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