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::38 of modern religious biographies, this work -peculiar from its destitution of all interest, ex.
founded in religion. There were no incidents, Pr. DHÜ of Isabella Campbell to excite interest, and
e lived in the midst of natural scenery, both wild ztiful, there is no attraction given to the Memoir • åt, or indeed any other incidental circumstance. sue of the biography consists in the peculiarity of ious character displayed; and on this account it is
of the most attentive and studious perusal. I opinion, that the nature of personal religion has not ufficiently studied among us; and while the press has eeming with religious controversy, with biblical cri. , with missionary intelligence, and with plans and uasives pertaining to benevolent enterprise, compara. *v little has been written upon religion, as a mode of
as a course of action, as the perfection of spiritual ex. ice. And because it has not been thus studied, the -rch in our land, is very deficient in eminent examples living piety ;-examples that throw a holy radiance out them, which warm and animate all within the here of their influence. It bodes ill, that we have so iany, in the high places of our Zion, who rather give us he light of sun, than those golden rays, which give pe
rity to our fruits. been studied, as a system to be exto reigning opinions on intellee.
Southern District of New York, ss.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the tenth day of September, A. D. 1830, in the 55th year of the Independence of the United States of America, JONATHAN LEAVITT, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit:
“Peace in Believing: a Memoir of Isabella Campbell, of Rosneath, Dumbartonshire, Scotland. With a Preliminary Essay, by an American Clergyman.
“No nourishment is here for worldly minds ;
But for theirs who of the world are weary"
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 time therein mentioned,” and also to an act, entitled “An act, supple« mentary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and hooks, 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 prints."
FRED. J. BETTS,