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eminent for his clear and accurate discrimination, his sound and solid and comprehensive judgment-whose life exemplified the sanctifying influence of the truths which he enforced, while his death sealed the sufficiency of those promises which he delighted to proclaim. Though his bodily weakness was great to the utmost limit of endurance, his mind remained in full vigour to the last, and his faith and hope continued bright and unclouded even to the end. In the few last days he frequently repeated, in the full perception of their preciousness, those blessed words, "This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief." And during the last day and night of suffering, this was his testimony, that the

dependance which he had realized in life, did not fail him in the hour of death: "Much bodily suffering, but no doubt, and perfect peace; and I know I shall enjoy it throughout eternity for the alone merits of my Saviour."

Jan. 13, 1844.



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