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THE SIX DAYS OF CREATION.
BY L. GAUSSEN, D.D.
WITH INTRODUCTORY NOTICE
BY JOHN ROBSON, D.D.
EDINBURGH: THOMAS CONSTABLE AND CO.
HAMILTON, ADAMS, AND CO., LONDON.
101. d. 589
Second Day's CREATION—THE FIRMAMENT (Gen. i. 6-8),
Third Day's CREATION-Division OF SEA AND LAND (Gen. i. 9-13), 54
Third Day's CREATION-VEGETABLE LIFE (Gen. i. 11-13),
I HAVE been requested to write a brief introductory notice to this little book of the Rev. Dr. Gaussen. With this request I cheerfully comply, esteeming it an honour to have my name associated with that of one who has rendered such signal service to the cause of truth and of God. I feel as if, in doing so, I were renewing the short but pleasant personal intercourse I had with him a few years ago. It seems to me, however, that any such preliminary statement is something like a work of supererogation, inasmuch as Dr. Gaussen is already well known to the Christian public of this country. His admirable Treatise on Inspiration, entitled Theopneustia, has been extensively read and highly appreciated by thousands in Great Britain ; and I feel well assured that this little volume also will be cordially welcomed by them.
In reading a book, we generally wish to know something of its author ; and it may be interesting to some who are not conversant with the religious history of Geneva, that I present a few incidents in the earlier public life of Dr. Gaussen, who, for nearly half a century, has occupied a very prominent position among the distinguished men in that city, who have nobly con