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EIGHT SERMONS.

ADDRESSED TO THE

ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY,

IN THE

Barrack-Chapel at ouoolwich,

AT THE

COMMENCEMENT OF THE YEAR 1835.

BY THE

REV. WILLIAM-HENRY HENSLOWE, M.A.,

OF JESUS COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE,
LATE CURATE OF WEST TILBURY, ESSEX.

“I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not
be ashamed.”—DAVID, Psalm cxix. 46.

LONDON:

J. HATCHARD & SON, 187, PICCADILLY,

1836.

105.

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TO THE

RIGHT HONOURABLE

ROWLAND LORD HILL,

GENERAL COMMANDING IN CHIEF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES,

&c. &c. &c.

MY LORD, Although personally unknown to your lordship, I yet venture to adopt this mode of drawing your attention to those matters of MILITARY concern which are particularly noticed in this publication : not, indeed, because your lordship is invested with the official dignity of Commander-in-chief of the British Army, but because, on the other hand, that office itself is graced by its investiture of a character like your lordship. Pardon me this act of homage. The gratuitous expression of a pleasing truth is not to be identified with the servile language of adulation; and it were entirely inconsistent with the principles of the author of this work, meanly and unduly to flatter any man's

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