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Cartadraat Have at length
finish'd a Work I
had long since promised, the publication of which has been retarded
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by divers Accidents. My two former Prefaces I wrote in a ludicrous manner; but wou'd willingly take leave of my Readers in a more serious Stile; I am not very fond of the Title of a Buffoon, nor do I think coinmon Civility inconsistent with an Author or Editor, let his Concern for the success of his Works be never so great or small.
The Design of this Work I have more than once mentioned in the