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Member of the Edinburgh Phrenological Society; Member of the
Anthropological Society; Lecturer on Chemistry, Materia Medica,
WITH A PREFACE AND NOTES
JOSEPH A. WARNE, A. M.
PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM PEIRCE.
Entered, according to act of Congress, in the year 1837, by WILLIAM
Peirce, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.
NOTICE TO THE SECOND EDITION.
The first edition of this work was published in Edinburgh, in the year 1827. I was at that time pursuing my medical studies in the University of Edinburgh, and was twenty-one years
age. published under the title, “ INTERNAL EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY DEDUCED FROM PHRENOLOGY, BY MEDICUS, MEMBER OF THE EDINBURGH PHRENOLOGICAL Society.”
SOCIETYI' need not mention the organs that were active in making me use Medicus instead of my own name.
These particulars regarding myself, I record not from any desire to write about myself, but merely to form a preface to the following remarks, that I have not, on reperusing the work, found any reason to alter any essential part of the work, either in reference to the arguments or the illustrations.
This may appear strange to many; it did at first sight to myself. Considering the great variety of views that must pass before the mind, in the period of life the most critical of all, at least to a profes