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THE

WORKS

OF THE

REV. P. DODDRIDGE, D.D.

VOLUME VI.

THE

FAMILY EXPOSITOR,

CONTAINING THE FORMER PART OF

THE HISTORY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST,

AS RECORDED BY

THE FOUR EVANGELISTS,

DISPOSED IN THE

ORDER OF AN HARMONY.

Ει δε τις υπο τελων μη σασχη των λογων, υπο μονων αν των εν αδε δικαςηριων υπευθυνθειη.

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FOR THE EDITORS; CONDER, BUCKLERSBURY; BUTTON, PATERNOSTER-ROW;
WILLIAMS, STATIONERS'-COURT; BAYNES, PATERNOSTER-ROW; OGLE,
CREAT-TURN-STILE ; NUNN, QUEEN-STREET; AND JONES, PATER-
NOSTER-ROW, LONDON; AND FOR BAINES, AND BINNS,
LEEDS; COLBERT, DUBLIN; WILSON AND SPENCE,
YORK; OGLE AND AIKMAN, EDINBURGH; M.
OGLE, GLASGOW ; CROOKES, ROTHERHAM;

AND ABEL, NORTHAMPTON.

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TO HER ROYAL HIGHNESS

THE PRINCESS OF WALES,

MADAM, I Most thankfully acknowledge the condescension of your Royal Highness in allowing me the honour of laying this work at your feet, and committing it to so august a protection ; and humbly beg your favourable acceptance of it, as a most sincere, though inconsiderable, expression of the profoundest duty, and most cordial esteem.

Could I lay open to your Royal Higliness all the secret sentiments of my heart, you would read there the most affectionate sense of that gracions Providence which conducted you hither, to instruct' and adorn Great Britain by so amiable an example, as well as to bless it with a race of princes descended from the illustrious houses of Brunswick and Saxe Gotha in jo happy an union! Joyfully have I, long 'since; taken

! my part with thousands, in congratulating my country and your Royal Highness on this occasion, and acknowledging that wise and paternal care his Majesty hath therein expressed for the happiness of succeeding generations : but permit me, Madam, freely to add, that with regard to yourself, I rejoice not so much in this accession to your grandeur, as in the persuasion I have, that you are possessed of a mind so superior to it, as to render it in all its remotest consequences, what greatness is not always to its possessors, safe, honourable, and advantageous. Universal report leaves me no room to doubt, that even in this blooming age you are tenderly sensible of the shining dangers inseparable from

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