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POSTHUMOUS SERMONS.

BY THE

REV. HENRY BLUNT, A. M.,

LATE RECTOR OF STREATHAM;

AND FORMERLY FELLOW OF PEMBROKE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDOR

THIRD AMERICAN EDITION.

LIKHARP

UNIVERSITY

CALIFORNIA

PHILADELPHIA:
PUBLISHED BY H. HOOKER,
S. W. CORNER CHESNUT & EIGHTH STS.

1854.

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PREFACE.

It is in compliance with the wish of the loved and lamented author of these Sermons, that they have been submitted to me for my inspection; and that the oversight of them, as they passed through the press, was intrusted to my care. It is hardly necessary to say, that, with the exception of one or two trifling verbal alterations, they are printed just as they were preached. This statement is made at the desire of his family and friends; otherwise, greatly as I value the privilege of being associated with one so dear to myself, and so universally esteemed, I should have refrained from the intrusion of my name. It may appear superfluous, and even presumptuous in me, to add any observations of my own on the character of these Sermons; but I cannot resist saying, that the perusal of them has confirmed the opinion formed from his preceding volume; namely, that, eminently useful, and singularly attractive, as are the series of his well-known Historical Lectures, and his practical Commentary on the Pentateuch, they are even surpassed by his Sermons. The

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