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SKETCHES

OF THE

HISTORY OF MAN.

VOLUME II.

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EDINBURGH:

Printed for W. Creech, Edinburgh; and for
W. Strahan, and T. Ca Dell, London,

MDCCLXXIV.

SKETCHES

OF THE

HISTORY OF MAN.

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Military Branch of Government.

DURING the infancy of a nation, every member depends on his own industry for procuring the necessaries of life: he is his own mason, his own tailor, his own physician; and on himself he chiefly relies for offence as well as defence. Every savage can say, what few beggars among us can say, Omnia mea mecum porto; and hence the aptitude Vol. IL A of

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