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THERE is so much of the true spirit of rational and fervent piety in the following prayers, and so little in them which is exclusively applicable to the peculiar circumstances of their author, that it was thought they would be useful and acceptable to those who seek to cultivate a similar temper. The character of Dr. Hartley needs no encomium; but were it necessary, the following prayers and religious meditations bear distinct and strong testimony to its moral and religious excellence.
One or two short passages only have been omitted, which relate too particularly to his own situation or opinions to be generally useful. No other alteration has been made.
Cambridge, April 10, 1821.