Miraculous Prophecies and Predictions of Eminent Men, from the Earliest Records, Relating to the Revolutions of Empires and Kingdoms, Particularly England and France: With a Picture of Present Times (Classic Reprint)
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Tm; following work appeared to evince such depth of research, and such evident ta lent in the selection of its materials, that, backed as it was by manuscript notes of great merit, with a very considerable increase of fresh matter, collected with difficulty and judgment; the present editor, into whose hands it fell by chance purchase, thought it too rare a jewel, in times like the present, to be passed by unheeded, or consigned (almost as hard a fate) to the shelf of the book col lector. To prevent such from being its fate, he undertook to revise and arrange for the press the manuscript notes, fresh matter, and explanations of its late indefatigable owner; in the doing of which, he got so warmed and interested in the subject, as to venture to add some few explanations of his own on recent events. He has, therefore, to hope that the goodness of his intentions may plead his ex cuse, and that he may be pardoned for thusintruding his humble cfi'orts upon the more valuable materials of its former patrons. Those efforts consist chieﬂy in drawing the attention to such parts as appear either to have been fulfilled, or are at the present moment in the act of being realized. Where various wri.
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