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AN EASY

INTRODUCTION

TO THE

ARTS AND SCIENCES.

Yuf published, a New and mucb-improved Edition, with

considerable Additions, Price 35. 6d.

A NEW AND EASY

Introduction to Universal Geography;

IN A SERIES OF LETTERS

TO A YOUTH AT SCHOOL: Describing the Figure, Motions, and Dimenfions of the Earth;

the different Seasons of the Year; the Situation and Extené of the several Empires, Kingdoms, States, and Provinces ; their Government, Cuftoms, Religion, Manners, and the Characters of the reigning Sovereigns. BY THE REV. R. TURNER, JUN. LL.D.

Late of Magdalen-Hall, Oxford. Illustrated with Copper-Plates, and a new Set of Maps, drawn and engraved by the best Artists, on purpose for this work. To this Edition is added, a large Map of the World, on

which are delineated the different tracks of Captain Cook's ships in his three voyages round the world; also a Plate of the Terrestrial Globe; and a Plate of a new and curicus Geographical Clock.

“ Among those studies, which are usually recommended ' to young people, there are few that might be improved to 6 better uses than Geography.”.

Ejays on various Subjects. London: Printed for S. CROWDER, Paternoster-row.

OR,

Alojus published, price. Two Shillings, neatly bound in red,

The Complete Letter Writer;

POLITE ENGLISH SECRETARY: A New Edition, being the Nineteenth, with select Letters, by the late Rev.LAWRENCESTERNE and others; Observations on Letter Writing, by the late Earlof CHESTERFIELD; and a Fac Sinile Letter of the late celebrated Mrs. ELIZABETII Rowe, beautifully engraved by Mr. Ashby.

CONTAINING, Familiar Letters on the most conimon occafions, also a variety of more elegant Letters for examples and improvement of ityle, from the best modern authors; with many originals on various subjects. To which is prefixed, a plain and compendicus Grammar of the Engli Tongue, with Directions for writing Leiters; also how to address persons of all sanks, either in writing or dif:ourse, and some necessary Orthograthical Directions,

EASY INTRODUCTION

TO THE

Arts and Sciences:

BEING A SHORT, BUT COMPREHENSIVE

SYSTEM

OF

USEFUL AND POLITE LEARNING.

DIVIDED INTO LESSONS.

ILLUSTRATED WITH CUTS,

AND ADAPTED TO THE USE OF SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES.

BY R. TURNER, JUN. LL.D.

Late of Magdalen Hall, Oxford :

AUTHOR OF AN EASY INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY, &c.

Ingenuas didiciffe fideliter artes
Emollit mores.

Afperitatis et invidiæ corrector et iræ,
To have learned the liberal arts thoroughly, softens the manners, and ope-
rates as an excellent corrector of ill-nature, envy, anger.

OVID. HOR.

and

THE FIFTH EDITION,

WITH

CONSIDERABLE ADDITIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS;

PARTICULARLY

AN ABRIDGMENT OF NATURAL HISTORY,

With upwards of Twenty New Cuts;
Sequel of Physics, or Natural Philosophy; the present State of

Electricity, SC. Sc.

London:

PRINTED FOR S. CROWDER, PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1795

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PREFACE

It was said of one of the ancients--I think it was Socrates, or his disciple Plato-that he brought Philosophy down from heaven, to dwell among men upon earth.

The same may, in some measure, be affirmed of all those who successfully endeavour to render the Arts and SCIENCES, which were formerly wrapt up in the learned languages, and in technical terms, intelligible to the bulk of mankind, or to those who have not had the advantage of a liberal education. A 3

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