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My Brother, the woman whose hand you bold, and who is now your wife, is, next to God, your best friend; love and cherish her as such ; and if ever any third party should whisper in your ear a thought contrary to her honour, however well it may have been intended, consider it as ill judged ; receive it not for a moment, but reject it as the act of an enemy.

My Sister, the man whose hand you hold, and who is now your husband, is, next to God, your best friend ; love and cherish him as such ; and if ever any third party should whisper in your ear a thought contrary to his honour, however well it may have been intended, consider it as ill judged: receive it not for a moment, bu

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around them. And when thou hast served the purposes of thy grace with them here below, do thou receive them to the enjoyment of thy more immediate presence, where there is joy ; where angels and archangels, cherubim and seraphim, with the spirits of our believing departed brethren, surround thy throne in glory, day without night rejoicing ; where love, pure, ceaseless, and unbounded reigns : and unto Thee, the King eternal, immortal, and invisible, the only wise God, be ascribed the kingdom, power, and glory, world without end. Amen.

SHORT SERMONS,

PREACHED BEFORE A SOCIETY,

FOR IMPROVING IN

CHURCH MUSIC.

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