Eleven Letters from the Late Rev. Mr. Hervey, to the Rev. Mr. John Wesley; Containing an Answer to the Gentleman's Remarks on Theron and Aspasio Published from the Author's Manuscript. Left in the Possession of his Brother W. Hervey. With a Preface Shewing the Reason of their being now printed
London, J. F. and C. Rivington, 1790. Third edition. Hardcover. pp. xxxviii, 297. Small 8vo. Bound in brown leather. Joints and hinges recently reinforced by a professional conservator, with japan paper. Edges scuffed. ink note to ffep, half of page 111 missing, contents otherwise clean and unmarked. The author's response to Wesley's pamphlet A Preservative Against Unsettled Notions in Religion: "The following Letters were written by my late brother in answer to a Piece, which was first sent him from the Rev. Mr. John Wesley.. containing remarks which that Gentleman had made on reading Theron and Aspasio. When my brother had read it over, he thought it best to be silent, as it contained nothing which could materially affect his Judgement in regard to the Work it sensured: For this Reason, as well as for Peace Sake, he laid it by him unanswered. - Mr. Wesley then published a Pamphlet, which he entitled A Preservative against unsettled Notions in Religion; in which, he printed the above-mentioned letter. This my brother looked upon as a Summons to the Bar of the Public..
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Mots-clés: John Wesley; Theology; Christianity; A Preservative Against Unsettled Notions in Religion; Theron and Aspasio