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“If any man have ears to hear, let him hear."-(Mark vii. 16.)
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To the Reader.
gone by since this book By a Clergyman” issued from the press. The present Edition, to which the author has given his name, is the same as the former, except that it has received from time to time a careful revision, and such additions as his reading has enabled him to make. In sentiment the First and Second Editions will be found perfectly alike. The Writer's views amidst the changes he has lived to see have undergone no change.
In the “Historical and Moral Essay,” those burial customs are explained which may
either be traced to a scriptural origin, or assigned to our natural feelings; and some remarks are made on the effect of monumental inscriptions, whether for good or evil.