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THE NEW YORK
AXTON, LENOX AND
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1841, by DAVID Velson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Sasthera District of New York.
The President of Centre College, Kentucky, has well said in reference to this work, that "after all the learned, eloquent, and argumentative treatises which have been published, on different branches of the Christian Evidences, something was still needed—something adapted to the peculiar tastes and condition of our community," (especially to many vigourous minds of the West, where the' author's life has been chiefly spent) " to excite curiosity, awaken attention, and stimulate inquiry-something which should bring down abstruse argument to the apprehension of men in general; and present striking facts to arrest the attention of the indifferent and the sceptical. Facts drawn from history, science and observation, are here placed in a strong and often startling light, and there is an earnestness_a personality—a warm life's blood of reality running through the whole, which gives to the written argument much of the interest and power of an oral address."
25 Men adopt false opinions without inquiry-a citizen
38 A further remedy—the all-powerful-evidence of