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FRIENDLY VISIT

TO THE

HOUSE OF MOURNING.

In the day of adversity consider.

Eccl, vii. 14.

LONDON:

PRINTED IN THE YEAR MDCCXCI.

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FRIENDLY VISIT, &c.

YOUR present affliction, my Dear Friend, demands something more than the usual forms of condolence.--Sorrow, which, like yours, cannot be prevented, may yet be alleviated, and improved.-If in thus addressing you I seem to intrude, let my motive be my apology. Having felt how much better it is to go to the house of mourning thun to the house of feasting. Having received my best Lessons, Companions, and even Comforts in it, I would administer from my little stock of experience: and while I thus endeavour to assist your meditations,

• Eccl, vii. 2.

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