238 A Famous PREDICTION OF MERLIN, THE British WIZARD, Written above a thousand Years ago, and relating to the Year 1709.

With Explanatory Notes. By T.N. Philomath.

Written in the Year 1709.

LAST Year was published a Paper of Predictions, pretended to be written by one Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq; but the true Design of it was to ridicule the Art of Astrology, and expose its Professors as ignorant, or Impostors. Against this Imputation, Dr. Partrige hath learnedly vindicated himself in his Almanack for that Year. For