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WORKS

OF T HE L ATE

Dr.; ARBUTHNOT.

With an Account of the Author's Life.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
VOL. I.

A NEW EDITION.

LONDON!

Printed forW. Richardson and L. U R Qju Hart
under the Royal-Exchange, and J. K N O X nenr
Somerset House in the Strand.
MDCC LXX.

ADVERTISEMENT.

TH E Contents of these Volumes, aj
what is inserted in Swift's Misce
lanies, comprehend all the Pieces of \N
and Humour of this admirable Author.

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OF THE

L I F E

O F

Dr. JOHN ARBUTHNOT.

JOHN ARBUTHNOT, an eminent Physician, a distinguished Wit, and a polite Writer, was descended from the noble Family of his Nam&in Scotland, and the Sou of a Clergyman of the Episcopal Church there. He was born at Arbuthnot in Kincairdi nfliire, near Montross, not long after the Restoration of King Charles II. and being sent at a prpper Age to the University of Aberdeen, applied himself diligently to all the academical-Studies, particularly that of Physic, in which he tookhis Doctor's Degree. But his Father not complying with the Revolution forfeited his Church Preferment, and retiring for a Support to a small J£li.ite a 2 - ot

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