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directions of the Druids, who besides a great influence in Civil Affairs, were absolute in Religious Matters. Many affirm these Druids were men of great Learning; Pezeron makes them discended from the Curetes, the Ministers of Heaven among the Greeks, they are said like them to be skill'd in all the Arts, particularly Astronomy; & that they pretended to familiar intercourses with the Gods; long treatises have been writ discribing the Customs, Manners, Religious rights &c. of these British Priests; but as they are founded upon no proofs, & almost entir'ly conjecture, tis sufficient here to have just mention'd them. Chap. II. From the invasion of Caesar till the Romans quitted Britain. We have seen how the Celtae overrun this Country from the Coast of Gaul, how they were disposses'd of many Provinces by the Belgae, & how another migration of this last People under Divtacus forc'd the old Settlers their Countrymen to abandon part of their conquest to them. Of these Gauls at the time of Caesar's invasion, there were upwards of 400. Clans; but many of these uniting