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THE

FIRST SERIES TRACTS

OF THE

RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY.

INSTITUTED 1799.

VOL. XII.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THE SOCIETY,

AND SOLD AT THE DEPOSITORY, 56, PATERNOSTER ROW,

AND 65, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.

LONDON:

PRINTED BY P. WHITE AND SON,

Devonshire Square, Bishopsgate.

ARE YOU HAPPY?

FEMALE READER:

NEVER will the writer forget the answer of one of your own sex to the above question. He was leaving tracts in a village near Cambridge. One door was unbolted by a young woman, about twenty years of age; her face careworn, pale, and ghastly, plainly showing that her days would be few. She was gaily dressed out with a necklace, long ear-rings, and green boots; all which seemed to mock her misery. The friend who was with me asked if she would like a tract to be left each week. "I dare not," she replied. Whilst living in sin, she felt that the sight of a good book would sting her conscience. He then spoke from God's word of her never-dying soul, which she was ruining; of heaven and of hell; of a Saviour, who even yet would freely forgive all, if she turned unto Him with a broken and contrite heart. There was a pause. "Now

THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY, INSTITUTED 1799.
DEPOSITORY, 56, PATERNOSTER-ROW.

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