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Thus the story of Melancthon affords a striking lecture on the value of time, by informing us, that when he had made an appointment, he expected not only the hour, but the minute to be fixed, that the day might not run out in the idleness of suspence; and all the plans aild enterprises of De Wit are now of less importance to the world than that part of his personal character, which represents him as careful of his health, and negligent of his life. 'But biography has otiten been allotted to writers, who seem very little acquainted with the nature of their task, or very negligent abo~t the performance.

Acknowl. Preface to Rolt's Dictionary of Trade and Commerce. acknowl. Corrections and Imprd'tements for Mr. ' acknowl. Dedication to the King of the Reverend Dr. Kennedy's Complete ~8tem of Astronomical Chronology, unfolding the Scriptures, Quarto Edition. acknowl. D 1762. Concluding Paragraph of that Work. intern. evid. Preface to the Catalogue of the Artists' Exhibition. intern. evid. 1768. Character of Collins in the Poetical Calendar, published by Fawkes and Woty. acknowl. Dedication to the Earl of Shaftesbury of the Edition of Roger Ascham's English Works, puhlished by the Reverend Mr.

Evid. 1784. List of the Authours of the Universal History, deposited in the British Museum, and printed in the Gentleman's Magazine for December, this year. acknowl. 1"arious Years. Letters to Mrs. Thrale. acknowl. Prayers and Meditatiens, which he delivered to the Rev. Mr. Strahan, enjoining him to publish them. aclrnowl. M. intern. evid. D. Such was the number and variety of the Prose Works of this extraordinary man, which I have been able to discover, and am at liberty to mention; but we ought to keep in mind, that there must undoubtedly have been many more which are yet concealed; and we may add to the account, the numerous Letters which he wrote, of which a considerable part are yet unpublished.

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