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SACRED and PROPHANE
to the Diffolution of the Assyrian Empire
By SAMUEL SHUCKFORD, D. D.
To the Right HONOURABLE i CHARLES
Lord Viscount TOWNSHEND,
Baron of Lynn-Regis, and Knight
of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, &c.
H IS Volume was first 7 published, before I had
the Happiness to be introduced to your Favour; but [a new Impression having A 2
been called for, soon after my Second Volume came into the World under your Lordship's Patronage] I most humbly beg now to have the Honour of Dedicating it to your LordThip.
Your Lordship will find no Retirement from the Honour and Esteem of Mankind: And whoever may be permitted to appear to have any Share of your Lordship’s Favour, will experience it a sure Recommendation to the good Opinion of the World.
I shall in a little Time intreat your Lordship’s Acceptance of a Third Volume, and hope for