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THE CLERGYMAN AT HOME AND IN THE PULPIT.
REV. EDWARD MONRO, M.A.
VICAR OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST, LEEDS,
LATE OF HARROWWEALD, MIDDLESEX;
AUTHOR OF SACRED ALLEGORIES, PAROCHIAL WORK, SERMONS ON THE
THE RIGHT REVEREND
LORD BISHOP OF RIPON,
IN DEEP RESPECT
FOR HIS UNTIRING LABOUR OF LOVE,
AND IN AFFECTIONATE GRATITUDE FOR
HIS PERSONAL KINDNESS,
IS INSCRIBED BY
HIS LORDSHIP'S FAITHFUL SERVANT IN CHRIST,
THE following suggestions on PASTORAL LIFE were written while I was living at Harrowweald, which will partly account for the frequent reference made rather to country than to town scenery. It was my intention when writing these chapters to proceed with the work during leisure hours, and to bring out a volume from time to time on the different details of Pastoral Life and occupation. The present volume deals more especially with the Clergyman's personal life, and with Preaching. I am preparing another volume which treats of the subject of Confirmation and First Communion; and another of Parochial Education, under the heads of Sunday, Week-day, and Evening Schools and Classes, together with other matters connected with the Pastoral Charge.
My removal from the quieter scenes of village life at Harrowweald to the more stirring ones of a large and populous town, will give me greater opportunity in the succeeding volumes of dwelling on those functions of Pastoral Life