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B. Johnfor's Dictionary.

Fol. 1773 Many are the works of human fh. Oustry, whickte begis & fereshar hardly panted to fame

man He hat undertahes to compile a Dictionary, undertaker that, when Lit comprehend the full extent of his design, he knows himul unable to perform. Yet his labour though, deficient

may

ke uieful, with the hope of this inferior prag The mushrncito hinactinten -lace his wearinepe. Perfection is unaittainable, but

er & hearer approaches may

be made * finding my dictionary about to sprinted,

I have endeavoured, i zwisäl to make it lopupul

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taken away,

- vible. I urltret deny Ffound many parti requiring emendation, & many more Capable of improvement. Many faults I have corected some superfluities I have

B some deficiencies I have Jupplied.

I have methodixed some härts that were disordered,

iluminat ed some that were obscure. Get the changes in additions bear'a

very Imall proportion to the whole. Le Critie will now have life to object but the student who has bought any of the former copies needs not repent, he will not about nice collation, perceive how they differ, & ufafulrifo veldom depends upon little things.

For negligence or deficience, I have preokop not reco of more apology than yenatiere of youé will fürnifh; I have left that inec: -curate wsnecer á made exact & that imperfect w never i completed.

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