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PATRES ECCLESIÆ ANGLICANÆ :
ALDHELMUS, BEDA, BONIFACIUS, LANFRANCUS,
S. THOMAS, JOHANNES SARESBERIENSIS,
PETRUS BLESENSIS, ET RELIQUI.
POSTEA EPISCOPI CARNOTENSIS
NUNC PRIMUM IN UNUM COLLEGIT
ET CUM CODICIBUS MANUSCRIPTIS
J. A. GILES, JUR. Civ. DOCTOR,
APUD J. H. PARKER;
CANTABRIGIÆ APUD DEIGHTON ET FIL.;
ET PARISIIS APUD B. DUPRAT.
In this, the last volume of the Works of John of Salisbury, are contained his OPUSCULA or Minor writings, including his poems.
I. The METALOGICUS is a philosophic work, of the same character and almost of equal importance with the Polycraticus. It has already been printed in two or three small editions of the Polycraticus, from which it is now repeated, after a careful collation of the text with the Cambridge MS. already mentioned.
II. DE SEPTEM SEPTENIS, (p. 209.] A scholastic work, of little practical use in the present day, but curious as a specimen of the philosophy of the age in which it was written. It is here printed, for the first time, from the Harleian MS. 3969, fol. 206. It is unfortunately imperfect at the end.
III. ENTHETICUS sive DE DOGMATE PHILOSOPHORUM, (p. 239.] This poem, bearing the same title as the poetical prologue, which is prefixed to the author's Polycraticus, is called Entheticus, possibly, as being a sort of interlude or recreation to its writer between his more severe studies. This, however, is