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On HOPES and DISAPPOINTMENTS.
PROVERBS, X. 28.
The hope of the Righteous shall be gladness; but the expectation of the Wicked shall perish.
TTACHMENT to futurity has SERMON A a remarkable influence on the operations of the human mind. The present, whatever it be, seldom engages our attention so much as what is to come. Remembrance of the past may sometimes occupy our thoughts; but what for the most part fills them, is the anticipation of the future. The present is apt to be considered as an evanescent scene, just VOL. V. B