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    Watson, R.: AN APOLOGY FOR THE BIBLE, IN A SERIES OF LETTERS, ADDRESSED TO THOMAS PAINE, AUTHOR OF A BOOK ENTITLED, THE AGE OF REASON, PART THE SECOND... Philadelphia: Carey, 1796. 80pp, disbound, scattered foxing. Good+.

    The Lord Bishop of Landaff goes after Paine, whom he praises for his "energy of language, and acuteness of investigation;" but whose blasphemy he deplores. This is one of about fifteen 1796 printings, and the first Philadelphia edition. Evans 31571.


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