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ceived Tradition among the Pagans, that the Cosmogonia, or Generation of the World, took its first o from a Chaos. This Tradition having been delivered down from Orpheus, and Lino, by Hesiod, and Homer, and others; acknowledged by Epicharma, and embraced by Thales, Anaxagoras, Plato, and other Philosophers; and the Antiquity whereof is declared by Euripides.
Euripides.] Euripides's Prayer is, That GOD would infuse Light into the Souls of Men, whereby they might be enabled to know what is the Root from whence all their Evils spring, and by what Means they may avoid them. And elsewhere,