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celebrated Huetius has published an entertaining volume upon this plan , ' De rebus ad eum pertinentibus . In the fourth class we have the journalists , temporal and spiritual : Elias Ashmole , William Lilly , George Whitefield ...
I offered them to Strahan , who sent them back with this answer :- “ That the first book he had published was the Duke of Berwick's Life , by which he had lost : and he hated the name : ' - Now I honestly tell you , that Strahan has ...
“ I do not say , Sir , you may not publish your travels ; but I give you my opinion , that you would lessen ... “ Why , Sir , most modern travellers in Europe who have published their travels , have been laughed at : I would not have ...
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