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In theſe Rude Collections, which are onely the Gleanings of my private diverſions in broken hours, it may appear, that many Minds and Hands are in many places induſtriouſly employed, under Your Countenance and by Your Example, in the purſuit of thoſe Excellent Ends, which belong to Your Heroical Undertakings.
Some of theſe are but the Intimations of large Compilements. And ſome Eminent Members of Your Society, have obliged the Learned World with Incomparable Volumes, which are not herein mention'd, becauſe they were finiſht, and in great Reputation abroad, before I entred upon this Taske. And no ſmall Number are at preſent engaged for thoſe weighty Productions,