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  • As the planet Idcci towards the honzonj the light of the very fharp fouihern, as that of the bright part of the northern point, began to glim* lith gradual diminution, ihe htter more faintly than the fortner; the lentil appearance of a pale bluifti prolongation could be the foinhein cuip/

    The Monthly Review

  • Wishful to profit by the circumstance; we endeavor to dissipate the illusion; we summons the man to go back to the first source of his errors; we talk; we prove; we reason; but all is unavail - ing care; as it commonly happens that the aged talk of fortner times, and recollect the facts which struck them in their youth, Avhile present occurrences leave no trace on the memory, so the old ideas continually run in tiieir mind.

    Sermons translated from the original French of the late Rev. James Saurin, pastor of the French church at the Hague


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