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FOR THE USE OF THE STUDENTS OF BISHOP'S COLLEGE, CALCUTTA,
W. H. MILL, D.D.
LATE PRINCIPAL OF BISHOP'S COLLEGE,
AND REGIUS PROFESSOR OF HEBREW IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE.
FOURTH ENGLISH EDITION.
JOSHUA WATSON, ESQ.
TO WHOM, FROM ITS FIRST FOUNDATION,
LIES UNDER GREAT AND PECULIAR OBLIGATIONS,
THAT CAN NEVER BE ADEQUATELY ACKNOWLEDGED,
OF ONE OF ITS PRINCIPAL TEXT BOOKS
AS A SLIGHT BUT SINCERE TESTIMONY
OF ADMIRATION FOR HIS LONG AND VARIOUS SERVICES
IN THE CAUSE OF CHRIST'S CHURCH
AT HOME AND ABROAD,
AND OF GRATITUDE FOR MUCH PERSONAL KINDNESS
CALCUTTA, September 6, 1837.
TO THE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION.
The present republication of a work, originally compiled for the use of the college in India over which the Editor presided for the first thirteen years of its existence, has been suggested to him by some whose judgment he respects, as likely to be of service to theological students generally. In complying with their wish, he has thought it better to retain those few properly Indian additions of which an account is given in his former Preface; for while they may still be useful, in this enlarged impression, to missionary students in that Institution and elsewhere, they are not such as to interrupt to any the process of Bishop Pearson's argument into which they are inserted; and while they may not be devoid of interest to the more inquisitive of general readers of divinity, they are so distinguished by brackets that they may be read or omitted at pleasure.
W. H. M.
CAMBRIDGE, Sept. 30, 1843.