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Bible. N.T. Gospels. English.
TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK.
NOTES CRITICAL AND EXPLANATORY.
BY GEORGE CAMPBELL, D.D. F.R.S. EDINBURGH.
PUBLISHED BY W. WELLS, AND THOMAS B. WAIT AND CO,
T. B. Wait & Co. Printers.
RIGHT REV. JOHN DOUGLAS, D.D.
LORD BISHOP OF CARLISLE.
THE trouble you were last year so good as to take, in perusing a considerable part of this work in manuscript, and the favourable sentiments you were pleased to express of what you had got time to peruse, have emboldened me to dedicate it to your Lordship. I mean not thus to bespeak your future patronage, or even approbation of the whole, when you shall become acquainted with it. That can be only as your better judgment shall direct. I well know that, if the book have no merit of its own, no patron whatever can long preserve it, or ought to preserve it, if he could, from its natural fate, oblivion. But I am happy in this opportunity of expressing to the world my gratitude for the patronage you have already bestowed both on it, and on its author. I am