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VOL. II. An Essay for the better Re- || A ModestApology forthe An.
gulation and Improvement tient and Honourable Fa.
of FREE-THINKING, mily of the WRONGHEADS. An Essay on Honour. Il A Proposal for Revising, &c.
the T'en Commandments. Free THOUGHts upon the
Contempt of the CLERGY. BRUTE-CREATION: In two Letters to a LADY. ll Life of Simon Shallow, Esq;
Printed by Charles Rivington, For John and James RIVINGTON, at the Bible and Crown in St. Paul's Church-yard,
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P R E F A C E.
Rr the Importunity of my Friends, I
have been prevailed upon to publish in this Form fome loose Pieces, which at several Times I had offered to the Public, and generally without any Name of the Author ; by which I had often the Pleasure of hearing them ascribed to PerJons, whose very Names do me greater Honour than I could ever expect to receive or deserye. Thus the Letter to a Member of Parliament was generally ascribed to Dean Swift ; and I was assured by a great Dignitary in the Church, that my Reflections upon Reason were writ by the
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