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THE

NORTH AMERICAN

REVIEW .

VOL. XCI.

Tros Tyriusque mihi nullo discrimine agetur.

BOSTON:
CROSBY, NICHOLS, LEE, AND COMPANY,

117 WASHINGTON STREET.

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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1860, by

CROSBY, NICHOLS, LEE, AND COMPANY,
in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

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ART. I. –Η ΠΑΛΑΙΑ ΔΙΑΘΗΚΗ ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΥΣ ΕΒΔΟ.

ΜΗ ΚΟΝΤΑ. ΕΠΙΜΕΛΕΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΔΑΠΑΝΗ ΤΗΣ ΕΝ ΑΓΓΛΙΑ ΕΤΑΙΡΙΑΣ ΤΗΣ ΠΡΟΣ ΔΙΑΔΟΣΙΝ ΤΗΣ ΧΡΙΣΤΙΑΝΙΚΗΣ ΠΑΙΔΕΙΑΣ. . ΕΝ ΟΞΟΝΙΩι EN ΤΩι ΤΗΣ ΑΚΑΔΗΜΕΙΑΣ ΤΥΠΟΓΡΑΦΕΙΩι. "ΕΤΕΙ awvd'. Vetus Testamentum Græce juxta LXX Interpretes. Recensionem Grabianam ad fidem Codicis Alexandrini aliorumque denuo recognovit, Græca secundum Ordinem Textus Hebræi reformavit, Libros Apocryphos a Canonicis segregavit FRIDERICUS FIELD, A. A. M. Coll. SS. Trin. Cantab. olim Socius. Sumtibus Societatis de Promovenda Doctrina Christiana. Oxonii, Excudebat Jacobus Wright, Academiæ Typographus. M.D.CCC.LIX. pp. 1088.

It is recorded of the Cumæan Sibyl, that it was her custom to write her prophecies on leaves which she placed at the entrance of her cave, and that it required especial care, in such as consulted her, to take up these leaves before they were dispersed by the wind, as their meaning then became almost incomprehensible. We should suppose that some such windy contingency attended the manuscripts of the Septuagint at the Alexandrian Pharos. From the earliest times, many of the books, chapters, and verses of this venerable version have been found in the most distressing confusion. Origen attempted VOL. XCI. No. 188.

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