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COLLEGE LIBRARY
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BY

HUGH BLAIR, D.D. F.R.S. Ed.
One of the MINISTERS of the High CHURCH,

AND

PROFESSOR of RHETORIC and Belles LETTRES

in the UNIVERSITY, of EDINBURGH.

IN FIVE VOLUMES.

VOL. V.

TO WAICH IS ANNEXED,

A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND CHARACTER

OF THE AUTHOR,
By JAMES FINLAYSON, D.D.

THE FOURTH EDITION

LONDON:

Printed by A. Strahan, Printers-Street ;
For T. CADELL jun, and W. Davies, in the Strand;

and W. CREECH, Edinburgh.

MDCCCII.

TO THE READER.

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AFTER the

very

favourable reception which the Four former Volumes of my Sermons have met with, both at home and abroad, I had resolved not to presume on offering any more to the Publick. To this publication of another Volume, my present situation

gave

rise. Being now, by the infirmity of very advanced age, laid aside from all the labours of the pulpit, and possessing, of course, more retirement and leisure than formerly, it occurred to me, sometimes, to look back into Sermons most of which had been composed a great many years ago, with a view to observe how far they agreed in the strain of thought with those which I had written at a later period. In reviewing them, passages sometimes appeared which I ima

gined

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(R3CAP).

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