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The Eighth Volume includes JULIAN, or, A Discourse concerning the Earthquake and Fiery Eruption, which defeated that Emperor's Attempt to rebuild the Temple at Jerusalem; and, The DoctrinE OF Grace, or, The Office and Operations of the Holy Spirit vindicated from the Insults of Infidelity and the Abuses of Fanaticism.

The Ninth and Tenth Volumes comprise the SERMONs and DISCOURSES of our Author: Together with A CHARGE to the Clergy of the Diocese of Gloucester, in 1761; A DISCOURSE on the Nature and End of the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper; and DIRECTIONS for the Study of THEOLOGY.

The two last Volumes (the Eleventh & Twelfth) contain Bishop Warburton's CONTROVERSIAL Tracts; concluding with A LETTER from an Author to a Member of Parliament, concerning LITERARY ProPERTY ; and his CORRESPONDENCE with Doctors Middleton and Lowth.

In the First Volume, is given a Portrait of the AUTHOR, from an Original Picture: And in the Fourth Volume, the 4th and 6th Sections of' Book IV. of the Divine Legation, are illustrated by Engravings.

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OF THE

A U T H OR:

FIRST PRINTED IN

1794.

WILLIAM WARBURTON

WAS

AS descended from an autient and very con

siderable family in Cheshire, at the head of which is the present Sir PETER WARBURTON, baronet, of Arley, in that county.

I leave the rest to the Genealogist; and go no farther back in his pedigree than to his Grandfather, of the same name, who distinguished himself in the civil wars of the last century. He was of the Royal party, and shewed his zeal and activity in that cause, by serving under Sir George Booth at the affair of Chester. I mention this little circumstance chiefly for the use I shall make of it elsewhere. All that I know more of him, is, That he married Frances, daughter of Robert Awfield, of Etson in the county of Nottingham, by whom he had thrce sons; the Vol. I.

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