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of God, and ventures to indulge the pleasing hope, that his humble labours will contribute in some small measure to promote the long sighed for illumination and tranquillity of his native land.

CONTENT S.

LETTER I.

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS, 1-5.

LETTER II.

Early Piety-First Communion-Confirmation-Confession—The Curate-General Confession-AnecdoteClerical Caprice-A Divorce-Parish Priest-Inconsistencies-A Converted Priest-Bigotry-Mountain Scene -The Rushyman-Country Chapel- A Priest's Sermon

-Excommunication Reflections - A Bigot - Act of Faith, 6–30.

LETTER III.

Discussions— Transubstantiation, The Senses.Popular Superstitions - Education. - Scripture - Religious Melancholy_Influence of Confession-Suspense-Novel Reading-Infidel Writings--Church History—The Alternative-The Friars-A Convent Spell Broken-Conforming Infidels- Party Spirit, 31-54.

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A Devotee-Predestination--A Disappointed Candi-
date for the Priesthood. An Infidel Teacher-Traits of
the Clergy-The Priest and the Penitent--Catholic Semi-
naries- The Priesthood, their Education, Power, Avo-
cations, Politics, Social Position, Treatment, Sincerity,
74-94.

Systematic Slander-Unpleasant Topic The Estab-
lishment-Church and State--First Impressions- Tithe
Proctors-Political Prejudices— The Convert's Trials--
Romish Persecution a Protestant Suspicion--Proselytism
- The Second Reformation-Papal Policy- The Prose-,

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