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IMPORTANCE, DUTY, AND ADVANTAGES
HEADS OF FAMILIES, THE MAN OF BUSINESS, THE LOVER
OF NATURE, THE STUDENT, AND THE CHRISTIAN.
And is there aught in sleep can charm the wise?
We are not of the night, nor of darkness: therefore let us
1 Thess. V. 5, 6.
PRINTED FOR TAYLOR AND HESSEY,
• No. 93, FLEET STREET.
MRS. HANNAH MORE.
MADAM, I AM very well aware that it is frequently the custom of those who are placed in similar situations to myself, to profess their hatred of flattery, and their determination to prove it by their conduct, and yet falsify their own professions, by conveying their adulation in the very language which is employed to reprehend it. But it is quite enough for me, to recollect that I am dedicating this series of letters to one, whose life is influenced by the principles, and whose opinions are formed upon the truths of the Bible, to check the feeling, however strong it may be, that would lead me to say what I