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SERMONS,

PREACHED, FOR THE MOST PART,

IN THE

Hillage Church of Allestree,

NEAR DERBY,

BY

JOHN HULLETT, B.A.,

INCUMBENT.

SECOND SERIES.

LONDON:
SEELEY, JACKSON, AND HALLIDAY, FLEET STREET,

AND B. SEELEY, HANOVER STREET.

DERBY : BEMROSE AND SONS.

MDCCCLIX.

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SERMONS,

PREACHED, FOR THE MOST PART,

IN THE

Hillage Church of Allestree,

NEAR DERBY,

BY

JOHN HULLETT, B.A.,

INCUMBENT.

SECOND SERIES.

SEI

LONDON:
SON, AND HALLIDAY, FLEET STREET,
AND B. SEELEY, HANOVER STREET.

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PREFACE.

THE Author ventures to make the following winds of Dr. Arnold a Preface to this volume of his Serlin?, which he humbly commends to the blessing of Grad, and to the charity of all who will favour then with

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appears to me that a Sermon addressed to
Englishmen in the nineteenth century, should be
"rery different from one addressed to Englishmen
* in the sixteenth, or even in the eighteenth ; and
" still more unlike one addressed to Greeks or Asia-

or in the first. It should differ
“ according to the great difference of character and
" habits in the hearers of different

ages and different
" countries, and if this seems no better than a truisin,
" yet'the truth which is almost self-evident in theory,

no means generally attended to in
* practice. On the contrary, one sort of phraseology
" has commonly been banded down in religious com-
* positions from generation to generation; and their
* language, instead of assimilating itself as closely
" as possible to that in common use, has studiously
“ preserved a character of its own."

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Allastre Paramage,

Near Derby,

December 9, 1858.

THE Author ventures to make the following words of Dr. Arnold a Preface to this volume of his Sermons, which he humbly commends to the blessing of God, and to the charity of all who will favour them with a reading

“ It appears to me that a Sermon addressed to "Englishmen in the nineteenth century, should be

very different from one addressed to Englishmen " in the sixteenth, or even in the eighteenth ; and “still more unlike one addressed to Greeks or Asia“tics in the third, or in the first. It should differ

according to the great difference of character and “ habits in the hearers of different ages and different

countries, and if this seems no better than a truism,

yet'the truth which is almost self-evident in theory, “ has been by no means generally attended to in “practice. On the contrary, one sort of phraseology " has commonly been handed down in religious com"positions from generation to generation ; and their “ language, instead of assimilating itself as closely

as possible to that in common use, has studiously preserved a character of its own.”

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Allestree Parsonage,

Near Derby,

December 9, 1858.

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