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N. B. Not only Mr. Woo Ls to N’s objections in his sixth discourse on
our Saviour's miracles, but those also which he and others have published
in other books, are here considered.

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WE were, not long since, some gentlemen of the inns of court together, each to other so well known, that no man’s presence was a confinement to any other, from speaking his mind on any subject that happened to arise in conversation. The meeting was without design, and the discourse, as in like cases, various. Among other things, we fell upon the subject of Woolston's trial and conviction, which had happened some few days before: That led to a debate how the law stands in such cases, what punishment it inflicts; and, in general, whether the law ought at all to interpose in controversies of this kind. We were not agreed in those points. One, who maintained the favourable side to Woolston, discovered a great liking and approbation of his discourses against the miracles of Christ, and seemed to think his arguments unanswerable. To which another replied, I wonder that one of your abilities, and bred to the profession of the law, which teaches us to consider the nature of evidence, and

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