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PERSECUTIONS OF PROTESTANTS
BEFORE AND UNDER THE
REVOCATION OF THE EDICT OF NANTES:
TO WHICH IS ADDED,
AN ESSAY ON PROVIDENCE;
By Mr. LEWIS DE MAROLLES,
By Mr. JOHN MARTIN.
BE NOT SLOTH FUL; BUT FOLLOWERS OF THEM WHO,
Heb. vi. 12.
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TO THE CHURCH OF CHRIST IN KEPPEL-STREET,
MY DEAR FRIENDS,
In the year 1790, to you, I dedicated the translation of an Essay on Providence, and to you, I dedicate the present improved edition of that Essay. At the period just mentioned, seventeen years, I had been your minister; and now, remember, for thirty years, have I, statedly, been thus employed: so long have you had patience with me; so long, you say, the church has been thankful for
ministrations. Some of you may suppose, that now you have had the best of my labors: you have in quantity; but in quality, I hope you have not. True, I am advanced in years; but of some, God has said, They shall bring forth fruit in old ages and that felicity I a 2