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far from being the least interesting objects of his paternal care and solicitude; and what care of his bosom does not Your Majesty participate ?
These considerations, Madam, and others like to these, encourage me to hope, that it may not appear altogether improper, to have endeavoured in this manner to unite the most distant objects, and to have solicited Your Majesty's permission to lay my ministerial labours for the Cottage at the foot of the Throne !
It is with profound respect that I have the honour to be,
and devoted servant,
ON THE SABBATH.
NEHEMIAH xiii. 17.
Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said unto
them, what evil thing is this that ye do, and profane the
LUKE vi. 20.
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples and said, blessed be
ye poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
THE GOOD SAMARITAN.
MATTH. xiii. 13.
Therefore speuk I to them in parables,
LUKE xvi. 8.
And the Lord commended the unjust steward, because he had
done wisely; for the children of this world are in their ge-
nerations wiser than the children of light,