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ADDRESSED TO THE
ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY,
Barrack-Chapel at Moolwich,
COMMENCEMENT OF THE YEAR 1835.
REV. WILLIAM-HENRY HENSLOWE, M.A.,
OF JESUS COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE,
LATE CURATE OF WEST TILBURY, ESSEX.
“I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not
J. HATCHARD & SON, 187, PICCADILLY.
ROWLAND LORD HILL,
GENERAL COMMANDING IN CHIEF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES,
&c. &c. &c.
MY LORD, ALTHOUGH personally unknown to your lordship, I yet venture to adopt this mode of drawing your attention to those matters of MILITARY concern which are particularly noticed in this publication : not, indeed, because your lordship is invested with the official dignity of Commander-in-chief of the British Army, but because, on the other hand, that office itself is graced by its investiture of a character like your lordship. Pardon me this act of homage. The gratuitous expression of a pleasing truth is not to be identified with the servile language of adulation; and it were entirely inconsistent with the principles of the author of this work, meanly and unduly to flatter any man's