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AN

APPEAL

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MATTER OF FACT

AND

COMMON SENSE.

OR A

RATIONAL DEMONSTRATION

PRINTED BY KIRK
AND SOLD

OF

MAN'S CORRUPT AND LOST ESTATE.

YE pompous sons of Reason idoliz'd
And vilify'd at once; of Reason dead,
Then deify'd, as monarchs were of old,
Wrong not the Christian; think not Reason yours:
'Tis Reason our great Master holds so dear;
'Tis Reason's injur'd rights his wrath resents;
'Tis Reason's voice obey'd his glories crown;
To give lost Reason life he pour'd his own;
Believe, and shew the Reason of a Man;
Believe and taste the pleasure of a God;
Thro' Reason's wounds alone thy faith can die.
YOUNG'S NIGHT THOUGHT 3.

THE SON OF MAN IS COME TO SEEK AND TO SAVE THAT WHICH

WAS LOST.....LUKE XIX. IO.

NEW-YORK:

ROBINSON, FOR THE METHODIST SOCIETY,
BY E. COOPER, AND J. WILSON, AT

THE BOOK ROOM.

.........

1804.

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C. A. Drew

12-20.

TO THE PRINCIPAL INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH OF
MADELEY, IN THE COUNTY of salop.

GENTLEMEN,

YOU are no less intitled to my private labours, than the inferior class of my parishioners. As you do not chuse to partake with them of my evening instructions, I take the liberty to present you with some of my morning meditations. May these well-meant endeavours of my hen, be more acceptable to you than those of my tongue! And may you carefully read in your closets, what you have perhaps inattentively heard in the church! Iappeal to the Searcher of hearts, that I had rather impart truth than receive tithes; You kindly bestow the latter upon me; grant me, I pray, the satisfaction of seeing you favourably receive the former, from

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