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SOUL and BODY,
Α Ν D
Age incident to them Both.
BE I N G
A Paraphrase upon the Six former Verses
of the XIIth Chapter of Ecclesiastes.
By JOHN SMITH, M.D.
The THIRD EDITION Corrected.
Nam pernicitas deferit, Confitus sum
R E A D E R. W
Hofoever thou art, into whose bands this paraphrase may fall,
know that the author of it is not near enough any Nobleman to put it into bis bands; nor bath be face enough (as is the mode of this daring age) to call at a distance ; but could be do both, yet know alfo, be would do neither; for be defireth not, that any thing, either of others, or his own, Mould be patronized beyond its own native worth ; and is bimself as willing, as any touchy-headed Decriers of anatomy and anatomists, of all art and artists, that all the fane that is due to the ill managing of this good Subjekt, should return upon his own pate ; and fuck is his allegiance to his king, that if he can but keep off their foul fingets from him, to which they are apt enough, be cares not bow heavy they fall upon himself : And on the other hand, if there be any tbing herein contained, of true value, it will but shine the brighter for the rubs and petulant endeavours of all conductitious detractor's ; who, being ihrust out of some