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Origin of the Charge imputed to the early
Believers, that they were Thieves and
The Testimonies of Pliny and Josephus
The Murders, committed by the Gnostics,
and the Woe pronounced upon them by
The Death of James related by Josephus
The Abominations committed by the Gnostics
the Cause of the Destruction of Jeru-
Josephus's Refutation of Apion
His Veracity and Competence as a Historian;
great Learning and Powers of Mind . 536
Under the Law of Moses Josephus describes,
Specimens of the Calumnies of Apion 543
The Attempt of Josippon to supersede the
Josephus dedicates his Book against Apion
A fine Specimen of the Manner in which the
Advocates of the Gospel assailed the
126. Last Line
216. Line 17.
After those read of the impostors.
For remediable read remedial.
of Note. For a future God read future good.
For him read them.
For support read supper.
For innovation read ovation.
9 from the Bottom. After already read employed their, &c.
8. For custom read customs.
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A GRAMMAR OF THE LATIN TONGUE.
A LATIN AND ENGLISH VOCABULARY, on simple, yet philosophical Principles, for the Use of Schools.
By Messrs. Longman and Co. Paternoster-Row.
A GRAMMAR OF THE GREEK TONGUE.
ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE FOUR GOSPELS,
founded on Circumstances peculiar to our Lord and his Apostles.
IT must be felt a serious objection to the Christian religion, that a great part, and, as it may seem, the far greater part of the nation, contemporary with its founder, rejected his claims as the Son of God. The four gospels candidly state this fact; but happily for the interest of truth there also is stated the subterfuge by which the enemies of Christ endeavoured to set aside his authority. This subterfuge leaves his miracles unquestioned, or rather it supposes a deep conviction of their reality and truth to prevail, not only among the friends, but even among the enemies of the gospel. My object in this Introduction is briefly to shew, that the Scribes and Pharisees, who turned a deaf ear to the preaching of Christ, were