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OF THE LATE
REV. THOMAS SCOTT,
RECTOR OF ASTON SANDFORD, BUCKS:
BY JOHN SCOTT, A.M.
VICAR OF NORTH FERRIBY, AND MINISTER OF ST. MARY's,
PRINTED FOR L. B. SEELEY AND SON, 169, FLEET-STREET.
THE EDITOR'S PREFACE.
To introduce works which have been so long known to the public, with any thing like a regular Preface, would be altogether superfluous. Neither, after the observations which have been made on the principal of them, in the Life of the Author, both from the pen of Mr. Wilson and from my own, will it be expected that I should attempt any further to characterize them, either individually or generally.
Certainly I rank it among the happiest events of my life, to have been enabled to give such a history of the author of these volumes, as has met with the most favourable reception, and drawn forth the most gratifying testimonies to its usefulness, both at home and abroad: and next to that it affords me pleasure, to have been permitted to present all his works (with the exception of his Commentary, which is perfectly well able to stand alone,) in the permanent form of an uniform and respectable edition.
In preparing this edition, only two points appeared particularly to claim attention-correctness and arrangement.
In order to the former, considerable pains were