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PERPETUAL CURATE OF ST. STEPHEN'S CHURCH,

BRIGHTON.

“ Delight thyself in the Lord, and He shall give thee the desires
of thine heart."-Ps. xxxyii. 4.

BRIGHTON :
KING & CO., 1 NORTH STREET, AND 44 EAST STREET.

HAMILTON, ADAMS AND CO., LONDON,

MDOCCLIV.

101.6.119.

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TO THE

Lambs of my belobed Flock,

WITH THE EARNEST PRAYER, THAT

ALL CARNAL AFFECTIONS MAY DIE IN THEM,

AND THAT

ALL THINGS BELONGING TO THE SPIRIT

MAY LIVE AND GROW IN THEM,

THIS LITTLE VOLUME

IS AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED.

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PREFACE.

It will be felt at once, that we have entered, in the following pages, on a wide and inexhaustible subject,—an hundred chapters, instead of ten, might have been written on “ CHILDREN'S WISHES." It was thought, however, on every account, to be better not to exceed the present limits of this little volume. Even this feeble endeavour to feed the lambs of Christ's fold, will not be in vain, if it suggest to parents a subject to be followed out in conversations with their children ; and if they unite their prayers with ours, that God may graciously bless the following simple words to our youthful readers.

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