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cussion. I pray God to reward them for this labor of love, and to bless them with all spiritual and temporal good, and at last to grant them an abundant entrance into his endless kingdom of grace
In taking leave of my brother opposite, I tender to him my regard and friendship. If in the ardour of debate, and the excitement of the moment, I have uttered anything that has wounded his feelings, or the feelings of any who sympathize with the sentiments he has advocated, I can but express my sincere regret, and beg them to attribute it to an error of the head and not of the heart. If I know myself, my feelings towards those who differ from me, are characterized by friendship and good will. Although my opponent has said many things ungenerous and ungentlemanly during this debate, yet I feel I ought to charge these things more to his false, blinding, and pernicious doctrines, than to any confirmed depravity in his principles of action. I design to pay him the highest compliment, when I assure him I have a much greater estimation of the qualities of his heart, than of his head ? His affections are right-his thecry is wrong. The best prayer I can utter in his behalf is, that he may speedily be converted to the WHOLE truth, as it is in Christ Jesus, and become highly instrumental in proclaiming far and wide, that heaven-born Gospel ofUniversal Grace and Salvation, which he has on this occasion, labored so assiduously to overthrow. May Heaven's choicest blessings rest upon him and his, through life, and through eternity!
Ío the audience I return thanks for the respectful attention they have given during this debate. I exhort them to weigh candidly, whatever they have heard from either party. Let them imitate the conduct of the Bereans, of whom St. Paul speaks, who
were more noble than the people of Thessalonica, in that they received the word in all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether these things were so." May we all be led to love God supremely, and our neighbors as ourselves to discharge faithfully, our every duty in all the relationships of life ! May we enjoy his light and truth while we live, and when we die, may we hear his voice whispering peace and trust to our departing souls, saying, “Fear no evil; I am with thee; my rod and my staff shall comfort thee." Amen and Amen!--[Time expired.
As several of the forms were allowed to go to press without aeeurate revision, the reader is requested to make the following corrections.
On the 3d page, the name of the second Moderator, should be G. CHAMBERS, Esq., McLean.
Page 5, 21st line from top, for "rhetoric,” read experience.
Page 9, 11th line from top, for "oppressive,” read oppressed Same page, 25th line from top, for "animosity," read amnesty.
Page 10, about half way down, substitute Is for "It.”
Page 15, at the beginning of Mr. Holmes' first speech, for “and it is often what I have expressed,” read it is what I have often expressed. A little farther down, leave out the word “and," and punctuate with a dash after the word "question.”
Page 16, top, for “very few here," read few in attendance. 15th line, same page, introduce the before propitiation. Two lines below, introduce the word so before important, that it may read, as so important.
Page 20, top line, for “on,” read in, and for "for," read from. Page 33, 4th line from top, for “Hence," read Here.
Page 39, Mr. Holmes' 4th speech, first line, for “worthy," read wordy.
Page 41, 13th line, for "retribation," read retribution.
In the running title at top of each page in discussion on the first question, for “Atonement," substitute Forgiveness of Punishment.
Page 522, 5th line from top, for “apolea,” read apoleo. Page 525, middle of page, for “sure," read seen. Page 528, 18th line, for “Suavitu in modo," read Suaviter. Page 558, 7th line from bottom, for "dokisnazo,” read dokimazo. Page 621, 11th line from bottom, for "melldo,” read mello. The same correction should be made in the bottom line.
Page 694, 16th line from bottom, for "apoles," read apoleo. There are some other slight inaccuracies, which the good sense of the reader will enable him to correct.