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WHEREIN AN ATTEMPT IS MADE TO DIVEST TRADITION OF PABLE
AND TO REDUCE THE TRUTH TO ITS ORIGINAL PURITY,
BY JACOB BRYANT, ESQ.
THE THIRD EDITION.
WITH A PORTRAIT AND
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR ;
Parts of Antient History;
AND FORTY-ONE PLATES, NEATLY ENGRAVED.
R. FAULDER AND SON; R. LEA ; J. NUNN; CUTHELL AND
I HE earliest authentic account we can obtain of the birth of this learned and celebrated writer, is from the Register Book of Eton College, in which he is entered" of Chatham, in the county of Kent, of the age of twelve years, in 1730,”—consequently, born in 1718.
. Whence a difference has arisen between the dates in this entry, and the inscription on his monument, hereafter given, we are unable to explain.