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final plaudit, WELL DONE THOU GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT, ENTER THOU INTO THE JOY OF THY LORD.
It is for the general advantage of mankind that Your Majesty's confummation of glory and blifs be deferred for many years. world has not yet so far availed itself of the illustrious example of every focial, every christian virtue held forth in Your Majesty's conduct, as to bear the lofs of You without inexpreffible forrow.
THAT Your Majesty, therefore, may long live the beloved of our most gracious Sovereign, and to extreme age continue the theme of every liberal tongue;
princely Offspring, treading in the fteps of their Royal Parents, may proceed the guardians and protectors of British Liberties and Laws till this great globe shall be diffolved, must be the frequent and fervent prayer of every faithful fubject, especially of,
These Things write we unto you, that your Joy may be full.
The Authenticity of the Sacred Scriptures demonftrated, from their ap-
A LIST OF THE PLATES.
I The Author's Head.
2 An Engraved Title Page.
3 A Perspective View of the Queen's Palace in St. James's Park, with an emblematical Device, representing Genius and Virtue fupporting a Medalion of the Queen. To face the Dedication.
4 An Emblematical Representation of Reason and Revelation Page 5 The Creation of the World
6 The Death of Dr. Donne, Dean of St. Paul's
7 Milton when blind, dictating Paradise Loft to his Daughter
8 A Savage Enthufiaft exploring another World
9 The Refurrection of Lazarus
10 The Prophet at the Altar of Bethel
II The Death of King Herod
12 A Sepulchral Monument, by Hollar
13 A Portrait of Dean Colet
14 The Plan and Elevation of the original Chapel at Kew, engraved
by Nutting, 1714
15 A View of Kew Chapel fince its Enlargement