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OF

PHYSICO-THEOLOGICAL

LECTURES

UPON THE

STATE OF THE WORLD,

FROM THE

CREATION TO THE DELUGE.

By ROBERT MILN, A. M.

The Works of tbe Lord are great, fought out of all them that

have pleasure therein. Pl. iii. 3.

C A R L IS LE:

PRINTED BY J. MILLIKEN:
And sold by R. FAULDER, Bookseller, New Bond-ftreet;

London.

MDCCLXXXVI.

101. e. 60.

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PREFACE.

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YONVINCED that reason and

revelation mutually support each other, and that true philosophy is the best defence against scepticism and infidelity, I have ventured, on these principles, to contribute my mite to the support of sacred history. And whether I have thrown any new light on that part of it, which falls under my review, must be left to the judgment of the impartial reader ; but I flatter myself, I have freed it from some visionary comments, which can neither be reconciled to the rectitude of the divine nature, nor to that uniformity of government, which is exercised over the natural and moral world.

I may be deemed presumption in me, to differ from opinions which

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