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XVi PREFACE TO Christianity, than on the dangers or the errors of some of its professors. Yet she is persuaded that they who have made the greatest proficiency in piety will be the most ready to forgive the intimations, ofwhich they stand in the least need. It may, however, justly be said, that the writer might have found more appro- priate objects of censure amongst the worldly and the irreligious, than in the more .respectable classes whom she has taken the liberty to make the subject of animadversion. But the truth, is, the thoughtless and the profligate have been so successively and so perseveringly at- tacked by far more powerful pens ; have been so long assailed by the monitory maxims of the moralist, pelted by the missile weapons of the satirist, and chastised by the grave rebuke of the divine ; that, with due deference, she turns over the hitherto incorrigible to stronger and more efficient hands ; while she ventures to address her observations to other quarters, where there will be