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PRINTED BY J. DAVIS, CHANCER Y-LANE.
on G. 7
UPON perusing the following
FRAGMENT, since it came from the press, the Editor has remarked some improprieties in the language, of which the more gross and palpable may justly be imputed to his own negligence: and fhould our Chinese be chargeable himself with the rest (and not some translator), it
may be fuggested in his behalf, that he was probably a man who paid more attention to things than words, and who, perhaps, had not acquired a very accurate knowledge of the English tongue. And, therefore, if his observations should, in the main, be found just and important, and expressed with fome degree of perspicuity and force, the candid reader, it is prefumed, will rest satisfied; without further requiring a classical purity of diction,