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A COLLECTION OF
TALES AND ESSAYS,
FOUNDED UPON FACTS;
THE VIRTUES AND VICES OF THE PRESENT AGE
IN WHICH ARE INTRODUCED
The Oriental Travels of a Learned Mahometan
INTERSPERSED WITH ORIGINAL POETRY
BY CHARLES FOTHERGILL, ESQ.
Nolumus leges naturæ mutari."
"We will not suffer the laws of Nature to be changed."
PRINTED FOR WYNNE AND SCHOLET
By J. D. Dewick, Aldersgate-Street.
TALE Fifth, illustrative of that uncommon
Travels of Abdallah, continued
Tale Sixth, the relation of an adventure, from
which may be derived much of interesting
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