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“De tels faits, dont l'univers est tout plein, embarrassent
JOHN STUART HIPPISLEY HORNER,
PRESIDENT OF THE
FROME SCIENTIFIC AND LITERARY INSTITUTION,
FOUNDED ON LEOTURES THERE DELIVERED
IN MDCCCXLV. AND MDCCCXLVI.
ARE RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED.
THESE Essays will be found to contain so unusually large a share of citations, that the writer may be regarded by some rather as a compiler of materials, than as presenting thoughts of his own.
It will be found, however, that excepting a very few passages introduced as slightly illustrative, or ornamental—the citations consist of facts and authorities. Had these been omitted, any opinions advanced could have had but small weight or worth. Narratives of facts demand