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INTERPRETER OF PROPHECY,
Paft and Present OCCURRENCES of the WORLD.
CONJECTURES RESPECTING THEIR FUTURE COMPLETION.
BY HENRY KETT, B.D.
FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, OXFORD, AND ONE OF HIS
MAJESTY'S PREACHERS AT WHITEHALL,
IN TWO VOLUMES,
THE FOURTH EDITION,
WITH ADDITIONAL NOTES.
TO THE RIGHT REVEREND
GEORGE PRETYMAN, D.D.F.R.S.
LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN, .
WHOSE ARDENT AND UNREMITTING ZEAL
FOR THE INTERESTS OF RELIGION,
AND STEADY REGARD FOR LEARNING;
WHOSE CONDUCT AS A MAN,
AND WHOSE VIGILANCE AS A PRELATE,
DEMAND THE GRATEFUL ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
OF EVERY FRIEND
TO THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH OF ENGLAND;
ESPECIALLY AT A PERIOD,
WHEN SUCH EXAMPLES ARE EMINENTLY USEFUL
THE CAUSE OF CHRISTIANITY;
THE FOLLOWING WORK
IS, WITH PROFOUND RESPECT,
BY HIS LORDSHIP'S
OBLIGED AND OBEDIENT SERVANT,
THỂ astonishing progress made by infidelity in the present age of the world evidently requires from the friends of Chriftianity a peculiar degree of energy and vigilance in the cause of Religious Truth, They cannot fail to recollect, that, although Religion itself is invulnerable against every attack which artifice and violence direct against it, it is their indispensable duty to exert their utmost efforts to check the ravages of an enemy so fatal to the deareft interests of man: and no mode of protection against its contagious fpirit seems better calculated for general use, than A FULL AND CLEAR ELUCIDATION OF THE PROPHETICAL PARTS OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS.
The evidence derived from PROPHECY in fupport of REVELATION, is a progresfive and an accumulating evidence, which A3