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far from being the least interesting objects of his paternal care and solicitude ; and what care of his bosom does not Your Majesty participate ?
These considerations, Madam, and others like to these, encourage me to hope, that it may not appear altogether improper, to have endeavoured in this manner to unite the most distant objects, and to have solicited Your Majesty's permission to lay my ministerial labours for the Cottage at the foot of the Throne !
It is with profound respect that I have the honour to be,
and devoted servant,
ON THE FOLLY OF SLIGHTING ADVICE.
Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you
ON THE GOOD EFFECTS OF RELIGION.
They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain; for
the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord, as the
For that which I do, I allow not: for what I would, that do
ON THE SECURITY ARISING FROM A RELIGIOUS
And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that
ON THE SABBATH.
NEHEMIAH xiii. 17.
Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said unto
them, what evil thing is this that ye do, and profane the
Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is
ON THE NECESSITY OF GOOD WORKS.
The fruit declareth if the tree have been dressed.
But now being made free from sin, and become servants of
God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end ever-
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal
life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples and said, blessed be
ye poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
Therefore speuk I to them in parables,
And the Lord commended the unjust steward, because he had
done wisely; for the children of this world are in their ge-
nerations wiser than the children of light,
And he said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness ;
make straight the way of the Lord, us said the Prophet
And without controversy, great is the mystery of godlines; God
One day telleth another, and one night certifieth another.
There is neither speech nor language, but their voices are
Then they returned every man of Judah and Jerusalem, and
Jehoshaphat in the fore-front of them, to go again to Jeru-
salem with joy; for the Lord had made them to rejoice
And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries, and harps, and
trumpets, unto the house of the Lord.
And the fear of God-was on all the kingdoms of those cour-
tries, when they heard that the Lord fought against the ene-
So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet, for his God gave him