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SERMONS

service

AND

DISCOURSES

ON

SEVERAL SUBJECTS AND OCCASIONS.

BY

FRANCIS ATTERBURY, D.D.,

LATE LORD BISHOP OF ROCHESTER,

: AND DEAN OF WESTMINSTER.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

A NEW, EDITION.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR JOHN CUTHELL; RICHARD PRIESTLEY; OGLE,

DUNCAN, AND CO., AND RIVINGTONS AND COCHRAN.

LONDON: Printed by W. Clowes, Northumberland-courl.

16:5.1912

THE

PUBLISHER'S PREFACE.

THE following Sermons being the genuine works of that great, but unfortunate prelate, whose name they bear, (as I assure the world, bating the 'errors of the press, they all of them are, and as the inimitable style in which they are written proves them to be), there needs no apology for the publication of them : that they are his is sufficient to justify their appearance in print, and to recommend them likewise to the reader; for his enemies and friends seem all to agree in this part of his character, that he was as judicious, instructive, convincing, persuasive, and delightful a preacher, as ever England bred.

The only excuse therefore, that I think myself obliged to make on this occasion, is, for not publishing more of them, than what are contained in these two posthumous volumes; for every one will naturally conclude, that he left a great many more behind him, having been a constant preacher for about twenty years, and an occasional one a great deal longer.

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