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THERE ARE TWO OBJECTS OF CURIOSITY,
THE CHRISTIAN WORLD, AND THE MAHOMETAN WORLD: ALL THE REST MAY BE CONSIDERED AS BARBAROUS.
DOCTOR SAMUEL JOHNSON.
Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoode,
CHANCELLOR of ardFERT, AND EXAMINING CHAPLAIN
Mahometanism began as a Christian heresy.
The extraordinary success, which has attended the imposture of Mahomet, has
Ex Hagare Ismaëlem suscepit Abrahamus; rem omnem, ad arcanos fines, ita
IN TWO VOLUMES.
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AND J. COCHRAN, 108. STRAND.
In inscribing these pages to Your Lordship, were it my object simply to express my respect and grateful affection towards the friend of my youth, and the guide of my maturer years and studies, a sense of delicacy would have obliged me to convey these sentiments in the shortest and simplest form of dedication.