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CURATE OF CLIPSTON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, AND MASTER
OF THE ENDOWED GRAMMAR SCHOOL AND HOSPITAL

IN THE SAME VILLAGE.

Pars hominum vitiis gaudet constanter; et arget
Propositum ; pars multa natat, modo recta capessens,
Interdum pravis obnoxia.

HOR.

LONDON :
SOLD BY MESSRS. LONGMAN, HURST, AND Co. PATERNOSTER ROW ; HATCHARD
AND SON, PICCADILLY; RIVINGTONS, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD; AND
SEELEY AND SON, FLEET-STREET: ALSO, BY T. ABBOTT, MARKET-
HARBOROUGH; DICEY AND SMITHSON, NORTHAMPTON;
DASH AND SON, KETTERING; AND J. G.

BROWN, LEICESTER,

1824.

114

THOMAS ABBOTT, PRINTER, HARBOROUGH

TO

R, J. WILMOT HORTON, Esq. M. P.

PATRON OF THE HOSPITAL AND FREE GRAMMAR SCHOOL,

AT CLIPSTON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE,

IN WHICH

THE COMFORT OF THE AGED AND THE INSTRUCTION OF THE YOUNG

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PREFACE.

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THE following Sermons, which I have written at different periods, and preached in several Churches, have now been revised and prepared for the Press during a season of comparative leisure. It was not my intention originally, to solicit the names of Subscribers, but I was led to adopt this plan by a heavy domestic affliction. To those who have fitvoured me with their patronage, from a principle of benevolence and christian charity, I sincerely return my grateful thanks; at the same time I would indulge a fond hope that they will not be altogether disappointed by the work

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