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SERMONS ON THE SABBATH-DAY.

MACMILLAN & Co., CAMBRIDGE.

London; BELL & DALDY, 186, Flee Street.
Oxford ; J. H. PARKER.
Eton : E. P. WILLIAMS.
Edinburgh: EDMONSTON & DOUGLAS.
Glasgow : JAMES MACLEHOSE.

3086

SERMONS ON THE SABBATH-DAY,

ON THE

CHARACTER OF THE WARRIOR,

AND ON

THE INTERPRETATION OF HISTORY.

BY FREDERICK DENISON MAURICE, M.A.,

CHAPLAIN OF LINCOLN'S INN, AND
PROFESSOR OF DIVINITY IN KING'S COLLEGE, LONDON.

Cambridge:
MACMILLAN & CO.

. M45

PREFACE.

I avail himself of any temporary excitement, except for the purpose of enforcing or elucidating some permanent principle; he has no right to pass by any which he believes may minister to that end. To preach upon the Crystal Palace question for the sake of adding one voice more to those who defend or who attack the measure which the directors of the Company have proposed, would have seemed to me a grievous abuse of my office and of the Sabbath-day. To use the controversy which that question has awakened as a means of urging my hearers to a more serious examination of the nature of the institution which they and their fathers have observed—to make the charges which are brought against others a reason for

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