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EVANGELICAL, DEVOTIONAL AND PRACTICAL,
ADAPTED TO THE PROMOTION OF
CHRISTIAN PIETY, FAMILY RELIGION,
AND YOUTHFUL VIRTUE.
BY JOSEPH LATHROP, D. D.
PUBLISHED AT WORCESTER :
BY ISAIAH THOMAS, Jun.
THOMAS DICKMAN, PRINTER..... 1809.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the Second Day
of September, in the Thirtyfourth Year of the Independence of the United States of America, Isaiah THOMAS, Junior, of the said District, has depos. ited in this Office the Title of a Book, the Right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the Words following, to wit : “ Sermons on various subjects ; Evangelical, Devotional and Pracıical. Adapted to the promotion of Chrisa tian Piety, Family Religion, and Youthful Virtue. By Jose2w LATHROP, D. D, Pastor of the First Church in Westspringfield. In Five Volumes.”
In Conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, intituled, “ An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies of Maps, Charts and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies, during the Times therein mentioned ;" and also to an Act in tituled, “ An Act supplementary to an Act, intituled, An Act for the En. couragement of Learning, by securing the Copies of Maps, Charts and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies during the times therein mentioned ; and extending the Benefits thereof to the Arts of Designing, Engraving and Etching Historical, and other Prigis,"
WILLIAM S. SHAW,
THE Author of the following work, when he tearned, that the three first volumes were out of print, and that añother Edition was requested by the public and intended by thë publisher, carefully revised them, and made such corrections, as appeared to be requisite. These three volumes
go forth accompanied with the two others which were recently printed, so that the whole work now besomes complete, in five volumes.
To the two first volumes are added several Ser. mons not before printed, which are at the end of the volumes, and are on such subjects as were deemed most interesting.
In the third volume, which embraces the whole Epistle to the Ephesians, there is prefixed to each Sermon an appropriate title, and to the volume itself a complete table of contents ; and thus an omission, before justly complained of, is supplied.
The candor, with which this work has been received by the public, is acknowledged with respecte ful gratitude. It is hoped, that the work has been, and still may bè, useful to the attentive reader. Inaccuracies of composition, candor will readily