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THE FIFTH AMERICAN, FROM THE TWELFTH ENGLISH EDITION.
PRINTED FOR JOHN WEST, No. 75, CORNHILL.
DAVID CARLISLE, Printer, No. 5, Court Street.
THE RIGHT REVEREND
EDMUND LAW, D:Dio mifea
LORD BISHOP OF CARLISLE.
HAD the obligations which I owe to your Lordship's kindness been much less, or much fewer, than they are ; had personal gratitude left any place in my mind for deliberation or for enquiry ; in selecting a name which every reader might confess to be prefixed with propriety to a work, that, in many of its parts, bears no obscure relation to the general principles of natural and revealed religion, I should have found myself directed by many considerations to that of the Bishop of Carlisle. A long life spent in the most interesting of all human pursuits, the investigation of moral and religious truth, in constant and unwearied endeavours