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SCRIPTURAL AND ALLEGORICAL

GLOSSARY

MILTON'S PARADISE LOST;

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PUBLISHED FOR THE AUTHORESS, AND SOLD BY HARVEY AND
DARTON, GRACECHURCH STREET; MR. DARTON, HOLBORN HILL,
AND ALL THE RESPECTABLE BOOKSELLERS IN TOWN AND

1828.

[Entered at Stationer's Hall.]

PRINTED BY W. SMITH, KING STREET, SEVEN DIALS.

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PREFACE.

Education being of the first importance to society, no apology appears necessary for offering the following work to the notice of the rising generation; its necessity must be acknowledged and felt by guardians, to whom the precepts of wisdom and morality are very naturally supposed to be inculcated, and particularly so in those who have the instruction of youth. Learning has shed abroad, upon all nations, its divine influence, and softened even the manners of savages. Cadmus, king of Thebes, by the introduction of letters into Greece, and Palamedes, have both immortalized their names by the invention of letters; although it is said, by some writers, that Rhadamanthus brought them into Assyria, and Memnon into Egypt; and by others, that the Phoenicians and Ethiopians taught the first use of letters; but sacred history informs us, that Moses originally taught the art to the Jews, and that the Phoenicians learned them from the Jews, and the Grecians from the Phoenicians. Nothing can be more interesting than to trace, b

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