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BY SAMUEL MARTIN, D. D.
MINISTER OF MONIMAIL
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In going over the Sermons, after all were thrown off, a few inaccuracies were discovered in the divisions, in the punctuation, and one or two literal ones, which it was not thought necessary to mark. The following are a little
Preface 1. 12. for will read well.
Page 27. l. 19. for overbalances read overbalance.
68. 1. 24. for forward read froward.
MEMORY OF THE RIGHTEOUS.
[Preached after the Interment of the EARL of LEVEN, June 20. 1802.] PSALM CXii. 6.
The righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.
IN other words, They fhall long be re
membered with honour. The fon of David celebrates alfo the worthy name of the righteous. "The memory of the juft is bleft." "A good name is rather to be chofen than great riches, and loving favour rather than filver and gold." It is pleasant and comfortable. "The light of the eyes rejoices the heart, and a good report maketh the bones fat." In these, and fimilar aphorifms of the royal authors, is strongly declared the precioufnefs of a good reputation.
DISCOURSING On this fubject, to which your attention and mine is naturally turned at this time, Let us firft, confider the claims of B the