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BY WAY OF ABSTRACT:

To which is added

* DISCOURSE, UNDER THE TITLE OF AN

AFTER-THOUGHT,

BY

SIR ROGER L'ESTRANGE, KNT.

A NEW EDITION.

London:

PRINTED BY J. CUNDEE, IVY LANE,

FOR T. HURST, PATERNOSTER ROW;
T. Gibbons, and C. Smith, Bath; T. Richards, Plymouth; J. and E.
Upham, Exeter; J. Dingle, and 3. Deck, Bury; T. Combe,

Leicester; C. Woodwarı, Liverpool;

and A. Borhamley, Leeds.

1803.

GIFT OF

John't true BJ 214 S4M6

18036

IN

In this enlightened age, when every day brings forth something new on the subject of education and inorality, it is matter of considerable surprise, that writings of such intrinsic ralue as the present should so long have lain dormant. The talents of Seneca were justly estimated by his contemporaries, and long after his decease; and as modern times cannot boast of similar works of superior merit, the proprietors, anxious to restore to society every thing valuable and essential to the interests of the present generation, have been induced to bring forward a new, being the sixTEENTH edition, of Seneca's Morals,, diisering only from the former editions in some arrangements relative to the typographic department, partecularly in affiring the head of each page a new title, which, they trust, will be considered not only as a matter of improvement, but of utility; as the head-lines will, in a great measure, guide the reader in finding out whatever subject he may want. ' How far they have claim to the encouragement of an impartial, but indulgent public, the success of the present edition can alone determine ; but they presume, in bringing forward a work, printed in a size the most convenient to readers in general, and calculated not only to "raise the genius," but, to mend the heart," they will contribute much to the entertainment and improvement of the gentleman, the man of letters, and youth in particular. * Impressed with this idea, they offer this edition, with some degree of confidence, to the attention of the public.

* This Edition is expressly intended for the younger branches of society, and for the use of schools, and seminaries of education in generul.---There is another Edition, printed in a still superior style, in two volumes, small octavo, intended as an elegant library booka

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