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Printed by C. Stower, Paternoster Row;
In committing the second volume of the Monthly Repository to the world, the Editor esteems it a pleasing duty to return his thanks to the numerous subscribers and correspondents who have co-operated with him in promoting the cause of free inquiry and rational religion. Their liberal assistance has enabled him to place the Monthly Repository in a respectable rank amongst periodical publications; and the distinction which it has gained in the public eye, is a sure earnest of its increasing celebrity and usefulness.
That in the compass of a large octavo volume there are many inequalities is highly probable ; but the Editor knows not a single paper in the Monthly Repository, which, with his professions of imparti. ality and of fearless love of truth, it did not become him to adinit.