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This ie that book of Lucretius, which, above all reckoned in the number of corporeal things. A. the reft, ought to be read with most judgment | mong those was not only Porphyrius, in his adnaand discretion. For, since it is in this that the rable II gayuaTéa stopie stori.but Plotinus and Jars poet endeavours to ;rove the feul to be of a cor- blichus, and of us Chu is, Tertullian, Balade poreal nature, it may fail out that some will too and Augustin, not to mention the more modera. credulously yield themielves up to bis arguments; Now, if these ancients were not condemned while others, perwuaded that such a doctrine, righe following this belief concerning Spirits, I think or wrong, ought to be condemned without mercy, there is no reufon that we thould be so much of will volontarily deprive themselves of reading ia fended at Lucretius's opinion of corporcal fullse excellent a book. Lift this faould happen, it will Hitherto is nothing but what you may read with

not be amiss to put tiem in mind that many of out being scandalized at it. And would to God · the ancients were of opin: on, that fpirits are to be I Lucretius had stopped lete: For others have al

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