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“ His goings forth were of old, from everlasting.”

Micah r. 2. “This is life eternal, to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent."

John xvii. 3.

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BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the thirtieth day of September, in the fifty-first year of the Independence of the United States of America, DARIUS CLARK, of the said Distriet, hath des posited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit:

RIUS CLARKe, the title of a in the words fol


« Primitive Trinitarianism, examined and defended, by Elder Elijah Bailey, of the Methodist Reformed Church in America. His goings forth were of old, from everlasting.' Micah v. 2. This is life eternal, to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.' John xvii. 3."

In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States, entitled " An act, for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned.”


Clerk of the District of Vermont. A true copy of record, examined and sealed by

J. GOVE, Clerk

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! It may be supposed by the reader, that a suf

ficient number of volumes have been written on this subject already. But when in the course of experience, we find that learned, ingenious, and artful men, in every age, devise new methods of attacking this doctrine, which every reflecting and christian mind will esteem most dear and sacred, we who are lovers of the doctrine, and whose hopes and faith of eternal life and happiness are founded upon it, ought to be diligent in repelling adversary attacks, and vigilant in divising, in some sense, new methods of precaution and defence.

We are greatly mistaken, if Doctor Clarke and Mr. Millard, are not adversaries of this character. Their attack, in our estimate is somewhat new, and artful. After as much research as our

neans and opportunity would permit, we have not been able to learn from any authority, ancient or modern, that the positions of opposition, which they have taken, has been before taken by zny divine, in their exact manner and form, in zny period of time, previous to the latter part of he last century.

We do not set ourselves up as infallible judges, or would we darken counsel. We do, howev

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