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COURSE OF SERMONS
THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE,
IN THE YEAR M.DCCC.XXV.
ACCOMPANIED WITH COPIOUS CRITICAL ILLUSTRATIONS.
REV. DANIEL GUILDFORD WAIT, LL.D.
MEMBER OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE; RECTOR OF BLAGDON, SOMERSETSHIRE ; AND
MEMBER OF THE ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN.
PRINTED FOR C. & J. RIVINGTON,
Ir may be necessary to observe, that the first of these Sermons was not preached during the regular course, but on the preceding Commencement-Sunday: as it, however, embraces the beginning of the subject, it has been introduced into the series. The plan of this course follows no consecutive order of events; it is simply intended to illustrate certain historical particulars recorded in the Patriarchal, Mosaic, and Christian Dispensations.
The first is more especially devoted to a consideration of the question—whether the Mosaic enactments were deduced from an Egyptian source, or whether they were