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DISCOURSES

ON SEVERAL

SUBJECTS

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OCCASIONS.

B Y

FRANCIS^ATTERBURY, D. D.

Late Lord Bishop of Rochester,
and Dean of Westminster.

VOL. III.

THE NINTH EDITION.

LONDON:

Printed for C. and R. Ware, T. Longman,
and J. J o H N s o N.

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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 sor the publication of them: that they are his is sussicient to justify their appearance in prints 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 publisting 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 preach

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