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WITH A LIVELY FEELING ON THE PART OF THEIR AUTHOR,
OF ALL THE KINDNESS AND GOOD WILL
WHICH HE HAS EXPERIENCED,
DURING THE TIME OF HIS CONNEXION WITH THEM,
WITH EVERY ASSURANCE OF HIS AFFECTIONATE DESIRE
FOR THEIR BEST INTERESTS.
The doctrine which is most urgently, and most frequently insisted on in the following volume, is that of the depravity of human nature, and it were certainly cruel to expose the unworthiness of man for the single object of disturbing him. But the cruelty is turned into kindness, when, along with the knowledge of the disease, there is offered an adequate and all-powerful remedy. It is impossible to have a true perception of our own character, in the sight of God, without feeling our need of acquittal; and in opposition to every obstacle, which the