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Quare quis tandem me reprehendat, si quantum cæteris ad festos dies ludorum celebrandos, quantum ad alias voluptates, et ad ipsam requiem animi et corporis, conceditur temporis ; quantum aliis tempestivis convivüs, quantum aleæ, quantum pilæ, tantum mihi egomet, ad hæc studia recolenda, sumpsero.

Cic. pro Archia.

Le Changement d'étude est toujours un délassement pour moi.

D'Aguesseau.

TO

THOMAS STONOR, ESQUIRE,

OF

STONOR,

THIS WORK IS INSCRIBED,

BY HIS OBLIGED,

AND OBEDIENT SERVANT,

CHARLES BUTLER.

Lincoln's-Inn.

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I. HORÆ BIBLICÆ, Part the First ;-being a connected series of Notes on the Text and Literary History of the Bibles, or sacred Books of the Jews and Christians. Fourth Edition.

II. HORÆ BIBLICÆ, Part the Second ;-being a connected series of Notes on the Koran, Zend-Avesta, Vedas, Kings, and Edda ; or the Books accounted sacred by the Mahometans, Parsees, Hindus, Chinese, and the Scandinavian nations. Third Edition. With two Dissertations ;

1. On a Council, said to have been held by the Jews at Ageda,

in Hungary, in 1650, with the original Narrative of the Council.

2. An Historical Outline of the Disputes concerning the au

thenticity of 1 John, chap. v. ver. 7.

III. HORÆ JURIDICÆ SUBSECIVÆ;-being a connected series of Notes concerning the Geography, Chronology, and Literary History of the principal Codes, and original Documents of the Grecian, Roman, Feudal, and Canon Law. Second Edition.

IV. A SUCCINCT HISTORY OF THE GEOGRAPHICAL AND POLITICAL REVOLUTIONS OF THE EMPIRE OF GERMANY; or the principal States which composed the EMPIRE OF CHARLEMAGNE, from his

Coronation in S00 to its Dissolution in 1806 ;-With some account of the Genealogies of the Imperial House of Hapsburgh, and the Six Secular Electors of Germany, and of Roman, German, French and English Nobility. Second Edition.

V. THE LIFE OF FENELON, Archbishop of Cambray.

VI. THE LIFE OF BOSSUET, Bishop of Meaux.

VII. THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND HENRI. MARIE DE BOUDON, Archdeacon of Evreux.

VIII. THE LIFE OF MICHEL DE L'HOPITAL, Chancellor of France.

IX. THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND ALBAN BUTLER, Author of the Lives of the Saints.

X. THE LIVES OF DOM ARMAND-JEAN LE BOUTHILLIER DE RANCE, Abbot regular and reformer of the Monastery of la Trappe; and of THOMAS à KEMPIS, the reputed Author of “ the imitation of Christ.”

A complete Edition of all the above-mentioned works, and Historical Memoirs of the Church of France, in the reigns of Lewis the XIVth., Lewis the XVth., Lewis the XVIth., and the French Revolution; and a Volume of Miscellaneous Tracts, are now printing by W. Clarke' and Sons, Portugal Street, Lincoln's lun.

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