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W O R K S
WILLIAM WARBURTON, D.D.
LORD BISHOP OF GLOUCESTER.
A NEW EDITION,
IN TWELVE VOLUMES.
TO WHICH IS PREFIXED
A DISCOURSE BY WAY OF GENERAL PREFACE:
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE, WRITINGS, AND CHARACTER
OF THE AUTHOR;
LORD BISHOP OF WORCESTER.
VOLUME THE FIRST.
Printed by Luke Hansard & Sons, near Lincoln "s-Inn Fields;
THE Edition of Bishop WARBURTON'S Works by Bishop HURD, published in 1788 in seven volumes quarto, being out of print, it has been thought advisable to give this new Edition a form more adapted to the prevailing taste; to improve the arrangement, and to make the whole correspond, in size and appearance, with the intended Edition of the Works of Bishop HURD. In the annals of our Church, it would not, perhaps, be easy to find two Prelates of equally splendid fame, who were so closely united by the sympathies of personal esteem and similarity of literary pursuits and this unform exhibition of their respective Writings, may be regarded as an attempt to render them inseparable as was the friendship of the Authors.
In transforming the Volumes to a smaller size, without losing sight of propriety and system, much care and attention were required. These, the Editors hope and think, have been exerted in such measure, as cannot fail to be satisfactory.
Brief enumeration of the CONTENTS :
The first Six Volumes are occupied by THE
The First Part, comprising Books I. II. III. with
The Second and Third Parts of the Divine Legation,
It had been objected to former Editions, that the
The Seventh Volume contains THE ALLIANCE