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OF

A SIX YEARS' MISSION,

Principally among the Deus of London.

BY R. W. VANDERKISTE,

LATE LONDON CITY MISSIONARY.

ss Are they not men, though Knowledge never shed

Her quickening beams on each neglected head ?
Are they not. men, by sin and suffering tried ?
Are they not men, for whom the Saviour died ?”

MONTGOMERY.

HALF THE PROFITS OF THIS WORK ARE DEVOTED TO

THE FUNDS OF THE MISSION.

LONDON:
JAMES NISBET & Co., 21, BERNERS STREET ;

HAMILTON & ADAMS, PATERNOSTER ROW.

MDCCCLII.--PRICE 38. 62. IN CLOTH.

LONDON:

BLACKBURN AND BURT, PRINTERS,

HOLBORN HILL.

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PREFACE.

PURPOSING to write a work illustrative of the

general labours and successes of the City Mission, the writer submitted a plan of the intended volume to the Secretaries of the Society-the Revs. Messrs. Garwood and Robinson. With the kindness ever received from those highly valued advisers, they carefully examined the prospectus, and expressed a decided opinion that it would be far better to write an account of personal labours, than to attempt any account of the labours of the Missionaries generally, within the limits of a single volume.

Had not that advice been given very strongly, the writer would certainly have declined the publication of a work of so personal a character.

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