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THE

INTERPRETER OF PROPHECY,

ORY

A VIEW

OF

SCRIPTURAL PROPHECIES

AND

THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENT

IN THE

Paft and Present OCCURRENCES of the WORLD.

WITH

CONJECTURES RESPECTING THEIR FUTURE COMPLETION.

BY HENRY KETT, B.D.

FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, OXFORD, AND ONE OF HIS

MAJESTY'S PREACHERS AT WHITEHALL,

IN TWO VOLUMES,

VOL. I.

THE FOURTH EDITION,

WITH ADDITIONAL NOTES.

London:
PRINTED BY BYL AND LAW, ST. JOHN'S SQUARE, FOR THE AUTHOR ;
AND SOLD BY F, AND C. RIVINGTON, NO. 62, ST. PAUL's

CHURCH-YARD.

1801.

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TO THE RIGHT REVEREND

GEORGE PRETYMAN, D.D.F.R.S.

LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN, .

WHOSE ARDENT AND UNREMITTING ZEAL

FOR THE INTERESTS OF RELIGION,

AND STEADY REGARD FOR LEARNING;

WHOSE CONDUCT AS A MAN,

AND WHOSE VIGILANCE AS A PRELATE,

DEMAND THE GRATEFUL ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

OF EVERY FRIEND

TO THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH OF ENGLAND;

ESPECIALLY AT A PERIOD,

WHEN SUCH EXAMPLES ARE EMINENTLY USEFUL

TO

THE CAUSE OF CHRISTIANITY;

THE FOLLOWING WORK

IS, WITH PROFOUND RESPECT,

INSCRIBED,

BY HIS LORDSHIP'S

OBLIGED AND OBEDIENT SERVANT,

HENRY KETT,

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PREFACE.

THỂ astonishing progress made by infidelity in the present age of the world evidently requires from the friends of Chriftianity a peculiar degree of energy and vigilance in the cause of Religious Truth, They cannot fail to recollect, that, although Religion itself is invulnerable against every attack which artifice and violence direct against it, it is their indispensable duty to exert their utmost efforts to check the ravages of an enemy so fatal to the deareft interests of man: and no mode of protection against its contagious fpirit seems better calculated for general use, than A FULL AND CLEAR ELUCIDATION OF THE PROPHETICAL PARTS OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS.

The evidence derived from PROPHECY in fupport of REVELATION, is a progresfive and an accumulating evidence, which A3

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