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FIRST SERIES TRACTS
RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY.
PRINTED FOR THE SOCIETY,
AND SOLD AT THE DEPOSITORY, 56, PATERNOSTER ROW,
AND 65, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.
ARE YOU HAPPY?
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.