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BRITISH CRITIC,

FOR

JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH, APRIL,

MAY, AND JUNE.

M DCC XCIX.

Ουκ αν γένοιτο χωρίς εσθλά και κακά: .
Ana' iso tis cúyrgaois.

EURIP. FRAG.

VOLUME XIII.

London:

PRINTED FOR F. AND C. RIVINGTON,

NO. 62, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD.

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PREFACE.

WE

E return to our Anthology of the recent lite

rature of our country, with the same pleafure as usual, well recollecting that our last half yearly period has not been less fruitful than its predeceffors, in works that deserve to be recorded. It is now the thirteenth time that we have performed this useful talk; and a tolerable library might be formed, of the pleasing or important books which we have thus pointed out to public notice.

DIVINITY.

În commencing our remarks upon this subject, we feel some unavoidable compunction at the delay of one or two articles, which certainly ought to have appear-, ed in this place: yet as they have been postponed by causes beyond our influence or controul, we cannot but hold ourfelves excusable. We had before beeni betrayed into a similar fault tespecting Dr. Blayney's translation of Zechariah*, which appeared in 1797, but was only mentioned in our present volume. It is one of those works which tend, like the Jeremiah of the same author, to complete the elucidation of the Prophetic Scriptures; and, consequently, is of high importance. Though Mr. Wintle differs, in one

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