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THE FIFTH AMERICAN, FROM THE TWELFTH ENGLISH EDITION.
PRINTED FOR JOHN WEST, No. 75, CORNHILL.
DAVID CARLISLE, Printer, No. 5, Court Street.
THE RIGHT REVEREND
EDMUND LAW, D. Diomifea
LORD BISHOP OF CARLISLE.
HAD the obligations which I owe to your Lordship's kindness been much less, or much fewer, than they are; had personal gratitude left any place in my mind for deliberation or for enquiry ; in selecting a name which every reader might confess to be prefixed with propriety to a work, that, in many of its parts, bears no obscure relation to the general principles of natural and revealed religion, I should have found myself directed by many considerations to that of the Bishop of Carlisle. A long life spent in the most in*teresting of all human pursuits, the investigation of moral and religious truth, in constant and unwearied endeavours