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·,

T H E

L I F E

of

G 0 D

I N

T H . E

SouL of MAN.

Nly dear Friend,

T

HIS defignation cloth

give

you

a

title to all

the

endeavours

·where~y

I

can

ferve

The occafioti

· your Interefrs;

and

of this

dif–

your pious

inclinations do

fo

courfe.

l1appily confpire

with

my

duty,

that

I

ihall

not

need

to

ftep out

of ·

1ny

~oad

to

gratify you;

but

I

nuy

at once perfonn

.an office of fricndihip,

and

difchargc

an

. excrcife

of

my

funCtion, fince

th'e advan–

cing

of

virtue

and holinefs (which

I hope

you

n1 akc

y our

2reatef1

ftu.dy)

is

the pecu–

liar

bufinefs

of

n1y

employment.

This

therefore

is

the

n1ofl-

proper

in!lance

wherein I

c1 n

vent

rny

affection,

and cx–

prcfs

my

gratitu de t owa rds

you ;

and

I

{hall

not any longer

delay

the perfor–

n1ancc

of ·

the

promife

I

n1ade

'you

to

tl)is

purpofc.

For though I know you

are

pro-vided with be tter helps of this

nature

than

any

I

can offer

you ;

nor

are

you

like

to

n1eet

with

any

thing

htre .

which

.. ·

A

.

.

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