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Britannia trampling on the Badges of Superstition & Slavery: Rests her History &c. on the Basis of Liberty.
Published by 6. Kearsly in Fleet Street as the Act directs July 21774.
The INVASION of JULIUS CÆSAR, to the
THE SECOND EDITION.
By DR. GOLDSMITH.
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2 MAY 1931
HIS T OR Y
С НА Р. 1.
Of BRITAIN, from the Invafion of Julius Cæfar to the Abdication of the Romans.
BRITAIN was but very little known to the reft
of the world before the time of the Romans. The coafts oppofite Gaul were frequented by merchants who traded thither for fuch commodities as the natives were able to produce. Thefe, it is thought, after a time poffeffed themselves of all the maritime places where they had at first been permitted to refide. There, finding the country fertile, and commodiously fituated for trade, they fettled upon the fea-fide, and introduced the practice of agriculture. But it was very different with the inland inhabitants of the country, who confidered themselves as the lawful poffeffors of the foil. These avoided all B