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FOR

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE WORSHIP.

A

COLLECTION COMPILED BY A COMMITTEE

OF THE

CHESHIRE PASTORAL ASSOCIATION.

SIXTH EDITION.

BOSTON:
WILLIAM CROSBY AND H. P. NICHOLS,

118 WASHINGTON STREET.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1944, by,

WM. CROSBY AND H. P. NICHOLS, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the District of

Massachusetts.

CAMBRIDGE:

STEREOTYPED AND PRINTED BY

METCALF AND COMPANY,

PRINTERS TO TNB UNIVERSITY.

PREFACE.

Tu's following Collection of Hymns has been een ved in a Committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Associa

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rurship, and one which at the same time might: ? ? 'shed at a low price. ja have sought to give it a lyrical character, and

pt it to the choir as well as to the pulpit. In re of this idea, a greater variety of metros val has been introduced. By selecting also a mount of introductory and closing hymns for :, and by paying special regard to the Christian 13, to funeral and mourning occasions, to A domestic worship, and to philanthropic, ni qual, and missionary celebrations, we have an< to provide for wants which have not hithai

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