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SECOND AMERICAN, FROM THE FIFTH ENGLISH EDITION,
WITH AN APPENDIX.
J. Seymour, print.
The design of the following work must secure the approbation of all who consider the present extent and increasing importance of the Sunday School system of instruction. We have arrived at that important era of the moral history of this country, when by an unconstrained election, the lower classes of the community have chosen their better inssructed neighbours as the guardians of their children's minds and manners. It is an interesting fact, that the next entire generation of those who are to work in our manufactories, to labour in our fields, to minister about our persons, to defend our libertics, and who, according to their moral character, diffuse through a thousand channels, the curses or the comforts of society, are voluntarily placed in our hands for the culture of their hearts and the formation of their manners; they are in mass looking up to us for instruction,