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BY THE LATE
Rev. THEOPHILUS LINDSEY, M. A.
FORMERLY FELLOW OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE,
AND FOUNDER OF THE CONGREGATION IN
ESSEX STREET, STRAND,
IN TWO VOLUMES.
The Discourses contained in these Volumes are selected from a number which were set apart' by the venerable Author himself, for the
purpose of being revised with a view to the
press. The simplicity, the good sense, the earnestness, and practical tendency by which they are distinguished, will recommend them to the serious reader, though they may, perhaps, be thought deficient in some of those qualities which would gratify the taste of the fastidious, critic. They will not, however, be found wanting in curious and judicious interpretations of scripture, which will be acceptable to the intelligent and inquisitive.
Had these Discourses undergone the last revision of the Author, they would have been purified from some inaccuracies of language and negligences of style which are sufficiently obvious to a critical eye, but which it was thought unnecessary to alter, lest such alterations should be found to detract in any degree from the characteristic peculiarity of the Author's manner. A candid reader will make allowance for the unavoidable imperfections of a posthumous publication:
These Discourses consist chiefly of illustrations of select passages of scripture, and useful inferences from them. And it is hoped that they will be read with satisfaction by all who like to see practical exhortations enforced by the principles .and motives of rational christianity. But it
cannot be doubted: that they will strongly recall to the recollection of those who had the happiness of attending his ministry, the venerable image, and the grave, fervent, dig