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TWO VOLUME S.
By SAMUEL STENNETT, D.D.
Τί θέλετε ; λογικῶν ψυχὰς ἔχειν, ἢ ἀλόγων; λογικῶν.
M. ANTON. lib. 11.
Printed by R. HETT;
And Sold by J. BUCKLAND, in Pater-Nofter-Row;
My dear Friends,
HE intimate relation which hath now for many years fubfifted between you and me, will not allow me to doubt to whom the following difcourfes fhould be infcribed. And, though I mean not
by this address to make you accountable for their many defects, yet I am happy in thus venturing thêm into public view through your hands, as it gives me an opportunity of expreffing the sense I have of your candor and affection towards me, and the concern I feel for your best interests.
THE fubject, you are fenfible, is infinitely momentous; though alas ! ftrangely misunderstood by fome, despised by others, and neglected by moft. I cannot doubt therefore but this attempt, in a dependance upon the divine bleffing, to explain the nature and establish the authority of real religion, to awaken the attention and conciliate the regards of men to it, and to affift the Christian
in the experience and practice of it, will meet with a favourable reception, my Friends, from you.
FOR the connection of the dif courses I refer you to the contents, or rather to the clofe of the second volume, where you will find a brief recapitulation of the whole.
I HAVE only to add, that as I truft you have already received fome benefit from the delivery of these fermons in public (a reflection which gives me no fmall pleasure); so I am not without hopes that they
may afford you fome farther profit and entertainment in your families and closets. To which ends I af fure myself of the chearful concur