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THE RIGHT REVEREND,

THOMAS FANSHAW MIDDLETON,

LATE LORD BISHOP OF CALCUTTA.

ARTICULI certe naturæ cognitio sat est necessaria, quamvis cum

publico malo Ecclesiæ hæc soleant, non sine suspicione pudendæ igno-
rantiæ, rideri.

BOHLIUS IN THESAURO THEOL. PHILOL.

SECOND EDITION.

REVISED BY THE

Rev. JAMES SCHOLEFIELD, A.M.

REGIUS PROFESSOR OF GREEK IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE.

CAMBRIDGE:

Printed by J. Smith, Printer to the University:

FOR J. & J. J. DEIGHTON, CAMBRIDGE,

AND c. & J. RIVINGTON, LONDON.

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THE

EDITOR's PREFACE.

SINCE the lamented death of Bishop Middleton there has been presented to the Public a volume of his Sermons and Charges, accompanied with a Memoir of his Life by the Editor, Archdeacon Bonney. In the Preface to that publication a promise was given that a new edition of the “ Doctrine of the Greek Article” should afterwards form a second volume of the Bishop's works. This promise is now fulfilled, though from circumstances in a great measure accidental the task has devolved on a different Editor.

The present Editor had heard frequent inquiries made for the work, which had become extremely scarce; and partly from his high opinion of the work itself, and partly also from the affectionate veneration he entertained for the deceased Prelate (whom, though he had never seen him in the flesh, he regarded with a feeling of lively interest as one of the great ornaments of the place of his own education,) he was very desirous of promoting

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