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WHEREIN AN ATTEMPT IS MADE TO DIVEST TRADITION OF FABLE;
AND TO REDUCE THE TRUTH TO ITS ORIGINAL PURITY.
BY JACOB BRYANT, ESQ.
THE THIRD EDITION.
IN SIX VOLUMES.
WITH A PORTRAIT AND
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR ;
Parts of Antient History;
AND FORTY-ONE PLATES, NEATLY ENGRAVED.
R. FAULDER AND SON; R. LEA ; J. NUNN ; CUTHELL AND
AND KINGSBURY; J. ASPERNE ;
And the Memorials thereof in the Gentile World.
THE history of the Deluge, as it is transmitted to us by Moses, may appear short and concise; yet abounds with matter: and affords us a thorough insight into the most material circumstances, with which that calamity was attended. There seems to have been a great convulsion in nature, insomuch that all flesh died, eight persons only being saved: and the means of their deliver