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A COLLECTION OF SELECT PIECES
FROM OUR BEST MODERN WRITERS;

CALCULATED TO
Eradicate vulgar Prejudices and Rusticity of Manners ; Improve
the Understanding; Rectify the Wil; Purify the Passions ;
Direct the Minds of Yöuih to the Pursuit of proper Ob-
jects ; and to facilitate their Reading, Writing,
and Speaking the English Language with Ele-

gance and Propriety.
Particularly adapted for the use of our eminent Schools and Aca-
demies, as well as private persons, who have not an oppor-
tunity of perusing the Works of those celebra:ed Authors,

from whence this collection is made.

DIVIDED INTO SMALL PORTIONS,
FOR THE EASE OF READING IN CLASSES.

BY J. HAMILTON MOORE,
Audhor of the Practical Navigator, and Seaman's Wetu

Daily Assistant.

VEIV-YORK:

PRINTED BY A. FORMAN,
For W. Falconer & Co....Campbell & Mitchell....Ronalds

& Loudon....P. A. Mesier....S. Stansbury....N. Judah....
D. D. Smith....J. C. Totten....J. & M. Flanagen....G. &
R. Waite....S. Stephens....Burtus & Crane....S. Wood....
C. Brown....J. Scoles....and R. Moore.

1806. TRANSFER FROM LENOX

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