177 A VINDICATION OF Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq; AGAINST What is objected to him by Mr. Partrige, in his Almanack for the present Year 1709.

By the said Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq;

Written in the Year 1709.

MR. Partrige hath been lately pleased to treat me after a very rough Manner, in that which is called, His Almanack for the present Year: Such Usage is very undecent from one Gentleman to another, and doth not at all contribute to the Discovery of Truth; which ought to be the great End in all Disputes of the Learned. To call a Man Fool and Villain, and impudent Fellow, only for differing from him in a Point meerly speculative, is, in Vol. I. N