« AnteriorContinuar »
ON A NEW PLAN,
TJtE MOST REMARKABLE REVOLUTIONS AND EVENTS, AS WELL
PROGRESS OF SOCIETY AND MANNERS,
ARTS AND SCIENCES, ^
FROM THE ^^^^^
ERN NATIONS, UPON THE ROMA
CONCLUSION OP THE AMERICAN WAR.
IMPROVEMENT AND ENTERTAINMENT
BY THE REV. JOHN ADAMS, A. M.
Omne tulit punctum qui miscuit utile dutch no a. — «.i
PUBLISHED BY BENNET AND WALTON)
JAMES J. WILSON, PRINTER, TRENTON.
IT is the business of an able Historian to ex
hibit manners as well as facts and events; for certainly, whatever displays the state and life of mankind, in different periods, and illustrates the
interesting, than the detail of sieges and battles. To engage my Readers to the study of History, written upon this plan, is the design of the folfollowing Performance. It is aCompilation from the most celebrated Historians; such as, Hume, Robertson, Goldsmith, Guthrie; and Russel, Author of the History of Modem Europe, a late publication of very great merit.
progress of the human mind, is mi