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EDWARD MALTBY, B. D.
DOMESTIC CHAPLAIN TO THE LORD BISHOP OF
PRINTED BY JOHN BURGES, PRINTER TO THE UNIVERSITY;
R. BEAT NIFFE, NORWICH.
THE RIGHT REVEREND,
LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN.
MY LORD, THE opportunities I have had of witnessing your zeal for the promotion of Sacred Knowledge, would have induced me to prefix your name to the following work, even if I had not previously afsured myself of your permission.
Your Lordship’s conduct as a Prelate has been marked by a strict and discriminating inquiry into the pretensions of Candidates for Holy Orders. It has been your principle to distinguish with warm approbation those, who have applied diligently to the studies of their profession; and