5 A PREFACE TO THE B———p of S———m's INTRODUCTION, &c.

THIS way of publishing Introductions to Books that are, God knows when, to come out, is either wholly new, or so long unpracticed, that my small Reading cannot trace it. However we are to suppose, that a Person of his L———d——sh——p's great Age and Experience, would hardly act such a Piece of Singularity without some extraordinary Motives. I cannot but observe, that his Fellow-Labourer, the Author of the Paper cal-led