247 A Tritical Essay UPON THE Faculties of the Mind.

August the 6th. 1707.

To — —

SIR,

B EIGN so great a Lover of Antiquities, it was reasonable to suppose you would be very much obliged with any thing that was New. I have been of late offended with many Writers of Essays and Moral Discourses, for running into State Topicks and Threadbare Quotations, and not han- dling R 4