chapter  36
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Edward Bancroft attacks Goldsmith’s History of the Earth, Monthly Review, April 1775

Natural History,) cannot be considered as a perfect system of a science which the accumulated enquiries of all succeeding ages will, probably, never be able to accomplish; yet as it contains the latest discoveries on the subject, it deserves the preference to former systems, and is unquestionably the most entertaining. The plates with which it is illustrated, are numerous and beautifully engraved.