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SACRED and PROPHANE
HISTORY

OF THE
WORL DI

CONNECTED,
From the CREATION of the VORLD

to the Diffolution of the Assyrian Empire
at the Death of Sardanapalus, and to the
Declension of the Kingdoms of fudab and
Ifrael, under the Reigns of cihaz and Pekah.

By SAMUEL SHUCKFORD, D. D.
Chaplain in Ordinary to his MAJEST Y.

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Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand.

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To the Right HONOURABLE i CHARLES

Lord Viscount TOWNSHEND,

Baron of Lynn-Regis, and Knight

of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, &c.

MY LORD,

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

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

the

the Continuance of your Protection to the remaining Parts of my Performance.

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