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CONTENTS,

MEMOIRS, Page 1.

LETTERS TO YOUNG LADIES.

On the Attention which should be paid to Reli-

gious Impressions, when at School.

LETTER 1. Page 27.
The design for which Children are sent to School.-Ail
the Religious advantages which were enjoyed at home not
to be expected there. The dangerous iufuence of bad
example.Proper female companions of importance. -
Objections urged against early piety.--It will make its
possessor melancholy. It will disqualify a person for as-
sociating with the polite orders of society. A future
time more suitable to attend to it.

LETTER II. Page 40.
Religious Impressions often powerful but transitory.-
Attention to personal religion must be habitual to be use-
ful.- Amusements sometimes injurious.--The manner in
which the Sabbath should be spent. On writing a Me-
moir. Its design and use.-Decided piety exposed to
ridicule, yet it ultimately commands respect.

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LETTER VI, Pago 105.
The Plan wbich should be adopted.-Books.-- Novels.-
Their Influence.--Exemplified by a fact.--Plays.--
Tragedy.-Comedy.-Their Influence.

LETTER VII. Page 119,
Remarks on the tendency of the writings of the celebra.
ted Essayists, Poets and Historians of our country-
Addison.-- Johnson. Dryden.--Pope.- Milton.- Cow-
per.-Montgomery.-Obers.

LETTER VIII, Page 127.
The antichristian influence of polite literature to be
counteracted by writings which are decidedly evangeli-
cal. The importance of making a proper selecti011.- The
Scriptures have a peculiar claim on our attention.--
Why.-'The Information which they impart on the cha-
raeter of the Supreme Being. The immortality of the
sopl.-The cause of that universal disorder which prevails
in the natural and moral world.- How this disorder is to
be rectified. The influence which their truths have over
the mind in a season of affliction, and in a dying hour.-
Conclusion,

LETTER I. Page 55.

Human Nature depraved. This fact proved.--An en-
tire change necessary in the moral exercise of all the
mental faculties. By whom effected.--The connexion
which is established between the means and the end.

LETTER II. Page 60.

The change when effected visible-to the individual-
to others.---Signs—choice of Society - decided profession
of attachment to Jesus Christ.---Candour -- Humility.

LETTER III, Page 76.

Subject continued.---Benevolence.--Zeal - Importance

of these principles in the feinale character in reference to

Sunday Schools and the Moral state of the Heathen

world. The necessity of being habitually actuated by a

pure motive.

LETTER IV. Page 87.

The female mind capable of great intellectual improve-
ment. Not always made in proportion to advantages.-
The reason.-Regret often felt on reviewing the past.-
Reasons urged for the cultivation of the intellectual pow-
ers. The present time generally favourable. A culti-
vated mind better qualified to discharge the duties of life,
than an illiterate one.

LETTER V. Page 95.

Subject continued ---Mental cultivation will afix impor.

tance to the character.- It will afford a superior degrec

of happiness.

LETTER VI, Page 105.
The Plan wbich should be adopted.-Books.---Novels.-
Their Influence. Exemplified by a fact.- Plays.-
Tragedy.-Comedy.—Their Influence.

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LETTER VII. Page 119,
Remarks on the tendency of the writings of the celebra.
ted Essayists, Poets and Historians of our country-
Addison.-- Johnsop. Dryden.--Pope. Milton.-Cow-
per.-Montgomery.-Others.

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LETTER VIII. Page 127.
The antichristian influence of polite literature in be
counteracted by writings which are decidedly evangeli-
cal. The importance of making a proper selection.--The
Scriptures have a peculiar claim on our attention.---
Why.-'The Information which they impart on the cha-
raeter of the Supreme Being.-The immortality of the
sov)

.The cause of that universal disorder which prevails
in the natural and moral world.- How this disorder is to
be rectified. The influence which their truths have over
the mipd in a season of afliction, and in a dying hour.--
Conclusion,

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