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CONSIDERATIONS

ON THE

LIFE AND DEATH.

OF

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST.

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By GEORGE HORNE, D.D.
PRESIDENT OF MAGDALEN COLLEGE

IN OXFORD.

OXFORD,
PRINTED AT THE CLARENDON - PRESS,
For S. Parker, in Oxford; Sold by J. and F. RIVINGTON
. in St. Paul's Church -Yard, and T. CADELL (Successor to
Mr Millar) in the Strand, London. MDCC LXIX.

101. f. 623

Imprimatur,

N. WETHERELL"

Vice-Can. Oxon. Jan. 5. 1769.

PRE FACE.

TT is a fine remark of Lord Bacon,

I that, “ As wines, which, at first * pressing, run gently, yield a more to pleasant taste than those, where the « wine-press is hard wrought, because

those somewhat relish of the stone * and skin of the grape; so those ob« fervations are most wholesome and * sweet, which flow from Scriptures “ gently expressed, and naturally ex« pounded, and are not wrested or « drawn aside to common places, or « controversies.”

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