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supplicates compassion—a people, some of whom have already heard a Saviour's name, wondered at the strange but heavenly sound, bowed the knee with those that worshipped him in their own wild forests, and wait till the great mystery o Christianity, God manifest ni the flesh, be unveiled to them—a people, on whose unnumbered generations not a ray of Revelation ever shone, and many of whom, if ye delay, will drop into an awful, an unchangeable eternity, utterly ignorant of that Redeemer in whom centre all your hopes of happiness in this world and in that which is to come.

January, 1833.