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OF THE LATE
With an Account of the AUTHOR's Life.
Printed for W. RICHARDSON and L. URQUHART
Somerset House in the Strand.
HE Contents of these Volumes, an
what is inserted in Swift's Miscel
Ca Humour of this admirable Author.
T OHN ARBUTHNOT, an eminent
Physician, a distinguished Wit, and a polite Writer, was descended from the noble Family of his Name in Scotland, and the Son of a Clergyman of the Episcopal Church there. He was born at Arbuthnot in Kincairdinshire, near Montrols, not long after the Restoration of King Charles II. and being sent at a proper Age to the University of Aberdeen, applied himself diligently to all the academical Studies, particularly that of Physic, in which he took his Doctor's Degrec.
But his Father not complying with the · Revolution forfeited his Church Preferment, and retiring for a Support to a finall Estate