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“ He that loveth a book, will never want a faithful friend,

a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, an
effectual comforter."



Printed for, and publisbed by J. Cole; sold also by

G. and W. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria-Lane,




"The Book” which is distinguished from all other

Books in having God for its quthor, Truth

for its object, and Salvation, for its end." That Book to which that distinguished writer

Sir W. Jones, allotted a portion of his daily occupations, and made the following note at the end: “I am of opinion, that this volume contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatsoever age and language they may have been

composed.” That Book which Hervey calls “the Magazine of

our Comforts, and the Charter of our Sale vation.”

A folio Bible which sells for, from between £40

to £50. That portable edition of the Bible, of the fol

lowing dimensions, bound in russia, with good margins, 6 inches long, 4) wide, and only 13-16ths. of an inch thick, in

cluding the binding. A History of the Bible, by the nearest sur

viving relative of The Rev. Isaac Watts,

D. D. That Book in which Lady Jane Grey, the very

night before she suffered death, addressed the following exhortation to her sister: “I here send you, good sister Catherine, a book which, though it be not outwardly trimmed with gold, yet inwardly is of more

worth than precious stones.” That Book which Cranmer, Ridley, & Latimer,

three eminent bishops, who, at a time when violence attended every proceeding in which religion was concerned, were confined together in a small apartment in the Tower, took with them; and on it employed their prison hours; fortifying their faith, and extracting topics of consolation.. The volume referred to in the subjoined lines:

•Two books, my friend, you sought to borrow,
And they did greet you on the morrow,
One oiber now I wish to give -
Ob! may you prize it while you live!
For 'tis a volume quite unique,
None but itself its worth can speak. -
It is a book of such choice kind,

'Tis worth all other books combiu'd." A Paraphrase on the New Testament, by a man : bearing the name of a small market town

and sea port in Yorkshire. A celebrated Astronomer on two of the books

of the Scriptures. A Paraphrase and Version of the New Testa

ment, with critical notes, and a Practical

Improvement of each section; by a 1). D. Lectures with the following introductory obser

vations on this text: “Pray without ceasing." Very similar to this command is that divine injunction of our Saviour, Men ought always to pray, and not to faint.” But neither of these passages can admit of a literal and unqualified interpretation; because several other duties equally inter

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