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FOR A TEXT BOOK
FOR PRIVATE READING.
PHILOSOPHICAL TRACTS, SOCIAL AND CIVIL DUTIES
MAN'S AID, CHRISTIAN DOCTRINES, ETC.
18 5 9.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1852,
JIUBBARD WINSLOW, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts,
STEREOTYPED AT THE
TO THE SECOND EDITION.
THE favor with which the first edition of this work has been received, has conspired, with a desire to give it an extensive and enduring circulation as a text book, to induce the author carefully to revise and to stereotype it for a second and enlarged edition. Great pains have been taken to render the statements and discussions as thorough, luminous, and condensed as the nature of the work admits. Technical terms are mostly avoided; quotations from foreign languages are introduced only in English; and every sentence in the book is studiously brought within the apprehension of all who are accustomed to reflect.
Having devoted several years to teaching, the author has realized the difficulty of interesting the minds of the young, and of conducting them to sound and discriminating views on subjects of this nature. This difficulty it has been his special effort to remove; and he has been induced to believe, both from his own Satered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1852.