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THOMAS JOHNES, ESQ. Memoirs of the life of Sir John Froissart

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THOMAS JOHNES, ESQ.
Memoirs of the life of Sir John Froissart
page 167



Te&angular fpace, as has been rightly obferved at the bottom of page 41. of the German original. 8. IT appears in general, from a confederation of the events of die preceding year 1793, to be highly neceflary, that inftead of the indefcribable multitude of romances and romancing hiftories, which ferve for vehicles, that every paradox may be wilfully fpread abroad and brought into circulation, many important old chronicles and biographical memoirs were made more known fo the public in good tranflations, but not in capricious abridgments, as Sleidanus has done with Froiflart; that the continual reproaches againft the middle age, as a rude, fuperftitious and blind one, in comparifon with our days, may be done away,—and to fhow that the human race by no means continues to approximate to a univerfal improvement. Every refleéfcing patriot and Chriftian cannot therefore enough thank the wife government of God, that it has permitted him to live to fee a Revolution which has never had its equal, and of which the outfet, end, and confequences to Him alone are known, for the moft ferious information and warning againft epidemicalt irrational, and unphilolbphical gMdinefs. • 9 »• * ••••• AT THE HAFOD PRESS, 1 BY J A, HENDERSON. § 164


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