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APA MEAN MEDAL.
WHEN I took in hand the Analysis of Antient Mythology, I thought, that I saw a great opening towards the truth; and the farther that I proceeded, the more light seemed to break in upon me.
It appeared manifest, that the Grecians had corrupted the memorials, which had been transmitted to them: yet they were not so totally changed, but that there were still left some traces of the original histories. Upon collating many different traditions, I saw plainly, that they related to the great events in the first ages of the world; the same which had been recorded by Moses. Not that they were in any degree borrowed from the sacred writings ; but came by a different channel : being family histories, and transmitted by the forefathers of those Poets, and other Writers, through whom they have been