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COLLECTION

(Disposed under proper HEADS)
Of such DESCRIPTIONS, ALLUSIONS,
COMPARISONS, CHARACTERS, and
SENTIMENTS, as may best serve to shew the RE-
LIGION, LEARNING, POLITICKS, ARTS,
CUSTOMS, OPINIONS, MANNERS, and
CIRCUMSTANCES of the ANTIENTS.

WITH

TRANSLATIONS of the same in

ENGLISH Verse.

By Mr. HENRY BAKER.

VOL. I.

LONDON:
Printed for D. MIDWINTER, A. BETTESWORTH and C. Hitch,

J. and J. PEMBERTON, R. WARE, C. RIVINGTON, F. CLAY,
J. Batley and J. Woon, A. WARD, J. and P. KNAPTON,
T. LONGMAN, and R. HETT. MDCC XXXVII.

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TO THE

Right Honourable

Τ Η Ο Μ Α S

Earl of HA DINTON.

My LOR DE

T

HE Work I have now the Honour

to present your Lordship, will, I hope, be of Service to you in the Progress of your Studies, and prove an agreeable Relaxation frôm the more laborious and less entertaining Parts of Learning, while at the same Time it supplies the Mind with Stores of useful Knowledge.

The Romans excelled all Mankind in polite Literature no less than they did in

Arms,

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