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168 ON NOVEL OPINIONS IN RELIGION. effect on those who are already embarked on this sea, without a shore, and without a bottom - happy would she be, if they might become the means of preserving one inexperienced female from the perils to which novelty, curiosity, and pressing invitation, too easily allure. Her sure preservative from this danger is to culti- vate deep humility and self-distrust, to keep clear of the very threshold of inno- vation, to avoid the first step ; for all the subsequent ones are easy. Let her bear in mind, that, once seduced, she may find, that " when she would inherit the blessing, she may be rejected, and find no place of repentance, though she may seek it carefully with tears,"