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ADV E N T U R E S
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P R E F A CE.
HE success the former part of this WORK
has met with in the world, has yet been no other than is acknowledged to be due to the surprising variety of the subjeci, , and to the agreeable manner of the performance.
All the endeavours of envious people to reproach it with being a romance, to search it for errors in geography, inconsistency in the relation, and contradictions in the fact, have proved abortive, and as impotent as malicious.
The just application of every incident, the religious and useful inferences drawn from every part, are so many testimonies to the good design of making it public, and must legitimate all the part that may be called invention or parable in the story. VOL. II. A
The Second Part, if the Editor's opinion
By this, they leave the Work naked of its
The injury these men do to the PROPRI-