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She knows not how to succour.-"O my « child, thou art now left exposed to a « wide and a vicious world, too full of " snares and temptations for thy tender « and unpractised age. Perhaps a pa« rent's love may magnify those dangers

-But when I consider thou art driven " out naked into the midst of them « without friends, without fortune, « without instruction, my heart bleeds " beforehand for the evils which may " come upon thee. God, in whom we “ trusted, is witness, fo low had his « providence placed us, that we never " indulged one wish to have made thee ar rich, --virtuous we would have made os thee ;-- for thy father, my husband, was a good man, and feared the Lord,

-and though all the fruits of his " care and industry were liccle enough “ for our support, yet he honestly had « determined to have spared fome por« tion of it, scanty as it was, to have « placed thee safely in the way of know« ledge and instruction - But alas ! he " is gone from us, never to return more,

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lucnlions? Should a heathen, a longer to our holy religion and the Juve it touched, Mould he, as he journeyalb, come to the place where she lay, when be dows, would be not have compasion on her ? Cion forbid a christian should this day want it! or at any time look upon such a duideline and pass by on the other side.

Rather, let him do, as his Saviour malet him, bind up the wounds, and pour Toutout into the heart of one, whom the hand of God has fo bruised. Let him practise, what it is, with Elijah's transport, to say to the afflicted widow, -See, thy fon liveth !-liveth by my charity, and the bounty of this hour, to all the purposes which make life desireable,-to be made a good man, and a profitable subject: on one hand, to be trained up to such a sense of his duty, as may secure him an interest in the world to come; and with regard to this world, to be so brought up in it to a love of honest labour and industry, as all his life long to earn and eat his bread with joy and thankfulness.

« Much peace and happiness reít upon " the head and heart of every one who " thus brings children to Christ!--May “ the blessing of him that was ready to pe" rish come seasonably upon himn !- The " Lord comfort him, when he mnoll wants “ it, when he lies sick upon his bed! make " thou, o God! all his bed in his fick“ ness; and for what he now scatters, « give him, then, that peace of thine " which passeth all understanding, and " which nothing in this world can either '“ give or take away." Amen.


Pharisee and Publican in the Temple.

· LUKE XVIII. 14. If part. I tell you, this man went down to his house justified

rather than the other :

THESE words are the judgment

which our Saviour has left upon the behaviour and different degrees of merit in the two men, the Pharisee and Publican, whom he represents, in the foregoing parable, as going up into the temple to pray; in what manner they discharged this great and solemn duty, will beít be seen from a consideration of the prayer, which each is said to have addressed to God upon the occasion.

The pharilee, instead of an act of humiliation in that awful presence before which he stood, --with an air of triumph and self-sufficiency, thanks God that he had not made him like others-extor

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