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CONTENTS,

MEMOIRS, Page 1.

LETTERS TO YOUNG LADIES.

On the Attention which should be paid to Reli-

gious Impressions, when at School.

LETTER 1. Page 27.
The design for which Children are sent to School.- All
the Religious advantages which were enjoyed at home not
to be expected there.-The dangerous iufuence of bad
example.- Proper female companions of importance. -
Objections urged against early piety. It will make its
possessor melancholy.-It will disqualify a person for as-
sociating with the polite orders of society. A future
time more suitable to attend to it.

LETTER II. Page 40.
Religious Impressions often powerful but transitory.-
Attention to personal religion must be habitual to be use-
ful.- Amusements sometimes injurious.--The manner in
which the Sabbath should be spent. On writing a Me-
moir. Its design and use.--Decided piety exposed to
ridicule, yet it ultimately commands respect,

than a saclista Czenecter.

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LETTER VI, Page 105.
The Plan wbich should be adopted.-Books.---Novels. ---
Their Influence.--Exemplified by a fact.--Plays.-
Tragedy, Comedy.-Their Influence.

LETTER VII. Page 119,
Remarks on the tendency of the writings of the celebra.
ted: Essayists, Poets and Historians of our country.-
Addison.-- Johnso3.- Dryden.PopeMilton.- Cow-
per.-Montgomery.-Others.

LETTER VIII. Page 127.
The antichristian influence of polite literature to be
counteracted by writings which are decidedly evangeli-
cal.-The importance of making a proper selectio1).--The
Scriptures have a peculiar claim on our attention....
Why.-The Information which they impart on the cha-
raeter of the Supreme Being.--The immortality of the
sov)

.The cause of that universal disorder which prevails
in the natural and moral world.- How this disorder is to
be rectified. The influence which their truths have over
the miod in a season of affliction, and in a dying hour.---
Conclusion,

LETTER I. Page 55.

Human Nature depraved. This fact proved.-An en-
tire change necessary in the moral exercise of all the
mental faculties. By whom effected.--The connexion
which is established between the means and the end.

LETTER II. Page 60.

The change when effected visible-to the individual--
to others.---Signs-choice of Society - decided profession
of attachment to Jesus Christ.---Candour -- Humility.

LETTER III. Page 76.

Subject continued.---Benevolence.--Zeal - Importance

of these principles in the feinale character in reference to

Sunday Schools and the Moral state of the Heathen

world. The necessity of being babitually actuated by a

pure motive.

LETTER IV. Page 87.

The female mind capable of great intellectual improve-
ment. Not always made in proportion to advantages.-
The reason. – Regret often felt on reviewing the past:-
Reasons urged for the cultivation of the intellectual pow-
ers.—The present time generally favourable.- A culti-
vated mind better qualified to discharge the duties of life,
than an illiterate one.

LETTER V. Page 93.

Subject continued -Mental cultivation will affix impor.

tance to the character.- It will afford a superior degree

of happiness.

LETTER VI, Page 105.
The Plan wbich should be adopted.- Books. Novels.-
Their Influence. - Exemplified by a fact. --Plays.-
Traged y.-Comedy.—Their Influence.

LETTER VII. Page 119,
Remarks on the tendency of the writings of the celebra.
ted Essayists, Poets and Historians of our country.
Addison.-- Johnson.- Dryden. Pope.- Milton.- Cow-
pero-Montgomery..Others.

LETTER VIII, Page 127.
The antichristian influence of polite literature to be
counteracted by writings which are decidedly evangeli-
cal.--The importance of making a proper selectiou.-The
Scriptures have a peculiar claim on our attention...
Why.-'The Information which they impart on the cha-
raeter of the Supreme Being.--The immortality of the
sool.The cause of that universal disorder which prevails
in the natural and moral world.--How this disorder is to
be rectified. The influence which their truths have over
the mind in a season of affliction, and in a dying bour.---
Conclusion,

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