More - PR3605 .M6 M5 1820

FOREIGN ASSOCIATION. WE had fervently hoped, during a war unparalleled in duration and severity, that if ever the blessing of peace should be restored, all would be well again : we had hoped, that at least we should be brought back to our previous situation, with that improvement in humility and gratitude, which the remembrance of past sufferings, and recent deliverance from those sufferings would seem na- turally to produce. If our pleasant feel- ings in such a prospective event were shaded at all, it was simply by: the irre- parable°and individual loss ofa father, son, or brother, which almost every family, of every rank, had sustained. Peace was at length providentially granted to our arms and to our prayers .; but all