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Printed for W. RICHARDS O N and L. URQUHART
under the Royal-Exchange, and J. Knox near

Somerset House in the Strand.

MDCC LXX.

ADVERTISEMEN T.

HE Contents of these Volumes, and

what is inserted in Swift's Miscel

lanies, comprehend all the pieces of Wi-
and Humour of this admirable Author.

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OHN ARBUTHNOT, an eminent
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Physician,' a distinguished Wit, and a
polite Writer, was descended from the noble
Family of his Name in Scotland, and the Sou
of a Clergyman of the Episcopal Church
there. He was born at Arbuthnot in Kin-
cairdinhhire, 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 Degree.
But his Father not complying with the
Revolution forfeited his Church Preferment,
and retiring for a Support to a finall Estate

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