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By JAMES PARSONS, M. D. Member of the College of Physicians,
and Fellow of the Royal and Antiquary Societies of London.
“ The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and
“ Menech, and Tiras. And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and To-
these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands ; every one after his
Printed for the AUTHOR:
and G. FAULKNER, at Dublin. MDCCLXVII.
To the RIGHT REVEREND
LORD BI'S HOP of CARLISLE,
Fellow of the Royal Society, and PRESIDENT of the
SOCIETY of ANTIQUARIES of LONDON.
MY LORD, ******* Y leisure hours, for some time past,
have been employed in considering the striking affinity in the languages
of Europe; and finding, every day, new and moft engaging entertainment in this pursuit, I was insensibly led on to attempt following them to their fource.