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IN THREE VOLUMES.
HENRY COLBURN, NEW BURLINGTON STREET;
AND CHARLES KNIGHT, PALL-MALL EAST.
REV. J. KEATE, D.D.
'THE SUREST FRIEND OF THE ETONIAN,
· THESE VOLUMES ARE INSCRIBED,
HIS MOST RESPECTFUL SCHOLARS,
The peculiar circumstances under which this Dedication is written, · seem to require from us a few words beyond a D.D.D. We have certainly ground for apprehension that the Patron we have chosen may be unwilling that a Work should appear under his immediate sanction, in which there are many things which he cannot approve, and many which he cannot but condemn. If we have committed, in print, those follies, which it has been our study, in practice, to avoid ;-if we have ridiculed, in print, that discipline, which it has been our pleasure,