The Author of the preceding Sheets has in most Places explained the technical Terms, but in all he could not, without encreasing the Volume beyond the Size intended, or destroying the Thread of the Narration; he would, therefore, recommend the occasional Use of some good Dictionary, by turning to which the Terms will be so fixed in the young Student's Mind, that he will seldom be at a Loss in reading any other Treatise on philosophical Subjects. --Mention is made of the Pocket Dictionary (Page 95) not because the Terms are better defined in that Book than in any other, but because it is sold only for three Shillings bound, and by being contracted into less Compass than other Dictionaries, is rendered more portable and convenient for the Pocket.

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