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DUTIES OF DAILY LIFE.

BY

FRANCIS E. PAGET, M. A.,

RECTOR OF ELFORD.

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"Caro reclamat: sed Patris
Urget voluntas : nos tua
Virtute da fortes sequi
JESU, quod exemplo doces."

PHILADELPHIA:

THOMAS WARDLE.
SOLD BY W. G. WARDLE, 144 CHESNUT STREET.

1844.

THENEW YORK
PUBLIC LIBRARY

ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDEDIQNB.

1897.

KING & BAIRD, PRINTERS, 9 GEORGE ST.

TO

THE REVEREND EDWARD CHURTON, M. A.,

CANON OF YORK,

ETC., ETC.,

This Volume is inscribed ;

IN GRATEFUL AND AFFECTIONATE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

OF THE BLESSING

OF HIS FRIENDSHIP, HIS COUNSELS,

AND

HIS EXAMPLE.

PREFACE.

The sermons in this volume being intended for Domestic Reading, it has been the writer's endeavour to make them as clear and simple as possible both in style and language.

In designating them as Sermons on duties of Daily Life, he does not mean to intimate that he has done more than dwell upon some few of those Christian graces on which the Churchman's character is built up. He has not even endeavoured to complete the circuit of the most eminent, but only to inculcate those which it seems specially needful, at the present time, to bring under the consideration of all classes.

Pulpit-instrration must always take its tone, more or less, from the religious character of the age. Every generation has its distinguishing

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