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Preached in the CATHEDRAL CHURCH of

ST. PAUL, LONDON:
On THURSDAY, June the 12", 1783.

BEING THE TIM E

Of the YEARL Y MEETING of the

CHILDREN Educated in the CHARITYSCHOOLS, in and about the Cities of LONDON and WESTMINSTER.

By the Reverend GEORGE HORNE, D. D. Dean of CANTERBURY, and President of St. MARY MAGDALEN

COLLEGE, OXFORD.

Published at the Request of the SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING

CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE,
And the TRUSTEES of the several SCHOOL S.

To which is annexed,
AN ACCOUNT OF

THE

SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE.

L O N D ON:
Printed by JOHN RIVINGTON, JUN. PRINTER TO THE

SAID SOCIETY, in St. John's-SQUARE;
And sold by John, FRANCIS, and CHARLES RIVINGTON,

BOOKSELLERS, at (N° 62,) the BIBLE and Crown, in
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD.

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er Whoever wifhes to become a Member of the Society for promoting Christian Knowledge, or to make any enquiry concerning it, is requested to write to the Rev. Mr. HALLINGS, Secretary to the Society, at No. 5, Bartlett's Buildings, Holborni, London, who will give him everỳ necessary information and direction."

Ź T H Ë S S. III. 1ģ:

BE NOT WEARY İN WELL DOING.

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HE honour of being thus called to plead the cause of a Society, whose reputation

must run coeval with that of religion and virtue, is somewhat qualified by the consideration, that the subject has been already treated by so many persons of superior eminence and ability. The motives that have place in compositions of other kinds, can have none here; since in vain would it be for the preacher to hope, that he shall be able either to invent new matter, or polish the old into new beauty and lustre.

Discouraging, however, as this reflection may at first light appear, it affords no folid reason why

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