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THE

RESTITUTION OF ALL THINGS.

AN ESSAY.

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1. H. 1825

THE

RESTITUTION OF ALL THINGS.

AN ESSAY

BY THE REV. JAMES BROWN, D.D.

LATE OF BARNWELL, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE.
Author of An Attempt towards a New Historical and Political Explanation

of the Book of Revelation-Britain Preserved, a Poem, go. fc.

A SECOND EDITION, GREATLY ENLARGED.

Nullius addictus jurare in verba Majistri.HORACE, Epist. 1. 14

LONDON:

SOLD BY LONGMAN, HURST, REES, & Co.; JAMES RIDGWAY; AND GEORGE
COWIE & Co.; OLIVER & BOYD, AND WILLIAM WHITE & Co., EDINBURGH ;
W. COCKBURN, ANSTRUTHER; G. SCOTT AND J COOK, ST ANDREWS;
AND R. TULLIS, CUPAR.

1824.

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PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS.

Evil extirpate ! Universal Peace !
Nature restor'd! and thy triumphal reigo,
Emanuel, through all her works set up !

Britain Preserved.

It is only a persuasion of the importance of the subject, that could induce the Author of the following Essay to attempt to recall attention to it; and to endeavour to bring together from various sources what he has at different times thought, and written, on the interesting subject of Universal Restoration. He is especially aware of the danger he incurs, in hazarding the judgment of the public, when he is sensible that from the infirmities of age, and imperfect recollection, after he has passed the utmost period prescribed to human life, he must fall far short of his original aim, when he first assumed the subject.

Something on the doctrine of Universal Restoration--of the Redemption of the World; but far out of the common train of conceptions exhibited by theologians, was the subject upon which the Author first thought of trying what

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