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DISORDER OF DEATH;
Or that State of the Frame under the Sigus of Death
Have been sometimes successfully applied, as in other Disorders,
bope of sometimes succeeding in the attempt.
REV. WALTER WAITER,
LATE FELLOW OF CLARE HALL, CAMBRIDGE.
“Death may usurp on nature many hours,
PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR.
It has afforded a frequent topic of observation, that a train of ideas, wholly remote from the general course of our studies or pursuits, sometimes seizes upon the mind, and continues in different periods of life, under various degrees of interest or effect, to excite our feelings and to occupy our reflections. Powerful impressions of this kind have long possessed the Writer of the present Work, and they have at last been exhibited under a visible form in the discussion of a theme, which is wholly foreign to the familiar object of his daily meditations. On such an occasion, it may be necessary perhaps briefly to commemorate a few facts, which are connected with the compilation and appearance of the present Volume.
A period of twenty years has now almost elapsed, since the materials of the work were collected
at a time fa Yourable