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Wher reading such lives as those of Brainerd and Doddridge, I have often stood amazed,
BY REV. THOMAS BRAINERD, D.D.
1334 CHESTNUT STREET.
LIBRARY OF THE LELAND STANFORD UNIVERSITY.
This Volume is Electrotyped by the liberality of
COLONEL H. S. McCOMB,
MAR 29 1900
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865, by the
PRESBYTERIAN PUBLICATION COMMITTEE, in the Cleri's Office of the District Court of the United States in and for the
Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Electrotyped by L. Johnson & Co., Philadelphia.
JAS. B. RODGERS, PR..
THE inclination of the author has heretofore led
him to “hoe short rows” in the field of literature. He has edited a Child's Paper, a Youth's Magazine, a Religious Newspaper, and aided in a Quarterly. He has printed articles in Literary Monthlies, published Sermons and Tracts often; but this is his first attempt in making a book. If he have but imperfectly succeeded, there need be no alarm among his friends: he is not likely to repeat the offence. Dr. Livingstone, after escaping from sixteen years' travel and peril in Africa, said he would rather repeat his journey than rewrite his journal.” We sympathize with him.
The author's full professional labors and incidental duties have so absorbed his time and taxed his energies, that leisurely, discriminating, and accurate authorship would imply a miracle of self