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P O L L I TI CS:
Being a VIEW of the
A N D
Government Religious and Civil,
of the WORLD was to arise :
As it is contained in the BIBLE.
By S A MUEL CROX A L L, D. D.
Arch-Deacon of Salop in the Diocese of Hereford.
'Απηλλόριωμένοι της Πολιτείας το Ισραήλ. Εph. ii. 12.
L O N D ON:
P R E F A Ć E.
HE Design of the following Treatise is to make the
Bible more easily understood, and consequently better ses lish'd by all Sorts of People.
Were! this facred Book but confider'd impartially and attentively, in its most advantageous Lights; as it contains all the written Revelation of God's Will now extant; as it is the
Basis of our National Religion, and gives Vigour and Spirit to all our Social Laws; as it is the most ancient, and consequently curious Collection of Historical Incidents, Moral Precepts, and Political Institutions; as the Style of it is, in fome Places, nobly Sublime and Poetical, and in others, sweetly Natural, Plain, and Unaffected: In: a Word, as the being well acquainted with it is highly requisite, in order to make Men useful and ornamental in this Life (to say nothing of their Happiness in the next) it is to be hop'd that a cool Reflection or two of this Sort, might induce the more ingen