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BY THE

REVEREND GEORGE BUIST, D. D.

MINISTER OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

AND PRESIDENT OF THE COLLEGE

OF

CHARLESTON, SOUTH-CAROLINA.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

NEW-YORK:

PRINTED FOR E. SARGEANT, OPPOSITE TRINITY CHURCH,

By D. & G. Bruce.

1809,

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ADVERTISEMENT.

THE volumes of Sermons, of the Rev. Dr. Buist, are presented to the publick, principally, at the request of the general body of his friends and congregation.

The reverend authour had, frequently, expressed his intention, to those with whom he was particularly intimate, of publishing a selection of his Sermons, whenever he should find leisure, from his many avocations, to prepare them for

the press.

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The hand of death arrested the erecution of this design; and the partiality of friends has done, thus feebly, what Dr. Buist would have effected in the most able manner. The love and esteem of his numerous and respectable congregation coincided with the affectionate regard of his friends. They could not consent to separate themselves for ever from the christian advice and consolation to which they had, so often, listened with comfort and delight ; and as they could, no longer, enjoy these from the pulpit of Dr. Buist, they ardently wished to be able to read,

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