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to the benevolent rules of Christianity, which is, To do good and to communicate, that the author feels himself peculiarly happy in having it in his power to obey so far the sacred injunctions, as with pleasure to communicate to others what they may stand in need of, or to the extent of his abilities bestow.

To obtain the knowledge necessary to complete a Soap-maker, must at all times be attended with a very considerable expence, besides the consumption of a large portion of time. No experienced Soap-boiler would consider it at all worth his attention, to undertake the instructing, in the fundamental principles of the art, any person under a premium of One Hundred Guineas, besides the benefit of the person's labour spent in