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.. Written by a LADY.
What's female beauty but an air divine,
Dr. Young's Univers. Past.
J. POTTINGER, in Great Turnftile, Holborn;
J. Wilkie, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and
..OF PO RT I A.
CH A P. I.
The introduction, with some account of the
author, and her reasons for undertaking . this work. TAM thoroughly sensible that a woman
I never makes a more ridiculous figure, į. than when she appears to the world in the
character of an author ; the male part of the species having ingrossed every branch of learning, as their peculiar province, think they have an undoubted right, if we do but touch upon the borders, to seize us instantly as so many ufurpers on their privileges; and indeed I cannot but acknowlege that they have great reason