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McLeish

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P. II

L ETTER I.
OF
Fithe study of history.

LITTER II.
Concerning the true use and advantages
of it.

LETTER III. . An obječtion against the utility of history removed. 2. The false and true aims of those who study it. 3. Of the history of the first ages; with refleétions on the state of antient history, prophane and sacred.

p. 43 LETTER IV. 1. That there is in history sufficient authenticity to render it useful, notwithstanding 'all objections to the contrary. 2. Of the method and due restrictions to be obJerved in the study of it. P: 95

. 9 LETTER 1. The great use of history, properly so

called, as distinguished from the writings of mere annalists and antiquaries. 2. Greek and Roman historians. 3. Some idea of a complete history. 4. Further cautions to be observed in this study, and the regulation of it according to the

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