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experienced from his many respected friends, who entertain different opinions upon the fubjects difcuffed in thefe pages, he fhall have no reason to fear their judgment.
Eight of the fermons in the first volume were printed very foon after they were preached.* They were originally published at the request of fome perfons who heard them, and are corrected in the prefent edition.
It only remains for the author to acknowledge his obligation to two greatly esteemed friends for their kind revifion of his papers. He forbears to recite their names from motives of delicacy, but he fhall record their friendship where he believes they wish him to depofit it.
March 25, 1793.
*The firft in 1777; the third 1773; the fourth 1781; the fifth 1782; the fixth and feventh in 1791; the eighth and tenth in 1792.
Preached at the vifitation of the archdeacon of Lincoln, May 28, 1777
THE RIGHT OF PRIVATE JUDGMENT.
ROMANS XIV. 5.
LET EVERY MAN BE FULLY PERSUADED IN HIS OWN MIND. p. 11.
Preached in the cathedral-church of Lincoln, at the meeting of the governors of, and fubfcribers to, the county hospital, on Thursday September 23, 1779.
PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES.
LUKE X: 29.
BUT HE, WILLING TO JUSTIFY HIMSELF, SAID UNTO JESUS, AND WHO IS MY NEIGHBOUR? p. 61. ·