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Imitatio Christi.. English

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OF THE

The Christian's Pattern:

TREATISE IMITATION Jesus Christ.

OF

In Four BOOKS.
Written Originally in LATIN by
THOMAS à KEMPIS.
Now Render'd into ENGLISH.

To which are added,
Meditations and Prayers,

FOR
SICK PERSON S.
By GEORGE STANHOPE, D. D.

Dean of Canterbury, and Chaplain in Ordinary to Her Majesty.

The Fifth Edition.

London : Printed by M. Roberts, for D. Brown, without Tema

ple-Bar; R. Sare,in Holborn; T. Bennet in St. Paul's Church yard; M.Wotton,in Fleet ftreet; B.Tooke,at the Middle-Templegate in Fleetftreet; and B. Barker, in Weftminster-Hall, 1706,

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3.22.44 To the Honoured
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Mrs. Julia Shalcrosse

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Hatfield Woodhall in Hertfordshire.

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A D A M, I is not meerly from an Ambitim to make the most publick Profession of my Gratitude, that I take the Confidence of presenting Tou with this

Book ; but because I apprebend it, in a peculia ar manner, suitable to your Circumstances, and qualified for a favourablé Acceptance. The constant Strain of Piety, which animates the whole Conposition, will not fail to recommend it to so Ex: cellent and Devont a Perfon : And the many moving Reflections upon Afflicted Virtue are so exactly calculated for those Tryals, which the Divine Providence ( always Wife and Good ) hath thought fit to exercise you with ; that, as they passed under my Pen, they frequently brought Tou into my Thoughts : Tou, Madam, who have so great casion for, so just a Title to, those True Comforts deministred here. For indeed the only True Comforts in Trouble , are such as Religion supplies Men with. And Those (Madım) are so powerful,that I

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