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Extrad: from the Port-folio of a Man of Letters. . . o
Arabian and Persian literature. We may expect from his taste and industry much curious and miscellaneous information, The following extracts are taken from a fingular paper, printed, but we believe not published, which bears for title “The Spirited Remonstrance of Rajah Soobah Sing to the Emperor Aurungzebe.” It is accompanied by the original Persian on the opposite Page. “. When we consider the writer of this Letter was a petty Prince addresfing a powerful Emperor, we cannot but admire the bold intrepidity and the contempt for a merciless tyrant it displays in every part. But its eloquence, the warmth of its colouring, and the propriety of its images, ard the charm of its genius, stamp it with a peculiar and unlooked for - value.
oki GINAL LETTER of the late GENERAL WO L FE. SIR,
You can't find me a more agreeable employment than to serve or oblige you, and I wish with all my heart that my inclination and abilities were of equal force. . I don't recolle&t what it was I recommended to Mr. ——'s nephew, it might be the Comte de Turpin's book, which was certainly worth looking into, as it contains a good deal of plain practice. Your brother no doubt is master of the Latin and French languages, and has some knowledge of the Mathematics. Without the last he can never become acquainted with one considerable branch of our business, the construćtion of fortifications, and the attack and defence of places; and I would advise him by all means to give up a year or two of his time now while he is young, if he has not already done it, to the study of the mathematics, because it will greatly facilitate his progress in military matters. As to the books that are fittest for his purpose, he may begin
* & Lord Macclesfield.
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