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192 ON THE EXERTIONS OF PIOUS LADIES. WE are now about to tread, which we do with a fearful and timid step, on tender ground. It is with mingled re- spect and reluctance we venture to touch on certain delicate points which affect the sincerely pious ; persons who equally avoid all eccentricity in doctrine, and negligence in practice; yet among whom little errors may hereafter creep in, the very consequence, perhaps, of that in- creasing and inestimable blessing, reli- gious society. It is to be feared they may incur the hazard of raising in others objections against religion, by their ho- nest zeal to promote it. The persons to whom we presume to allude are of that sex, in which, perhaps, I 5