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OF T HE L ATE
With an Account of the Author's Life.
A NEW EDITION.
Printed forW. Richardson and L. U R Qju Hart
TH E Contents of these Volumes, aj
L I F E
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