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The Twelfth ED IT 1 on, .
Carefully Correčted and Improved by SAM U E 1. C E A R K.

To which is added,
A SUPPLEMENT, containing the IHistory of Loc A R i t ... Ms.,
and an IN D ex to the whole Work.

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Printed for J. Beecroft, J. Rivington, L. Hawes, W. Clark:
and R. Collins, W. Johnston, T. Long MAN, T. Casion,
S. Crowder, B. Law, T. Becket, G. Ron is son and
J. Roberts, S. BLA pos, and R. Baldwin. 1771.

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Sir R1 c HARD GR osve Nor, of Eaton, in the County Palatine of Chester, Baronet.

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HEN requested by some Booksellers in London, to Revise and Prepare this Treatise for a New Impression, and once resolved to answer their Demands; I was not long confidering at whose Feet to lay it. My Memory may indeed be impaired by Age, Misfortunes, and Accidents; nay, I am sensible it is so : But it must be entirely lost, when I am forgetful of the great Obligations I lie under to Sir Richard Grosvenor. Your Hospitality and Generosity make you stand unenvied in the Abundance of Fortune. Any Upstart may contrive to spend a Great Estate; but it is a Felicity almost peculiar to Great Birth to become One. Were I now to describe Liberality, without Profuseness; Steadiness in Principles, without any private View; Candour and Affability, Good Nature joined to sound Judgment, and a Serenity of Temper, which your Enemies will always find the Companion of true Courage; and then pronounce that you are possessed of all these good Qualities in as high a Degree as most Men living; No Gentleman that knows you well, would think I flattered you. A 2 ". Sir,

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