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HAWES' LECTURES TO YOUNG MEN.
EXTRACTS FROM REVIEWS AND NOTICES OF THIS WORK,
From the " Christian Spectator." "We bave read these Lectures with a great deal of pleasurewe are glad that a second edition has so soon been called for, and hope that a third and fourth may soon follow. But to say we like the Book extremely well is hardly sufficient. We must give our reasons.--We like the ctures because they are addressed exclusively to a very numerous and most interesting class of persons--the young men of a free and enlightened community.--We like these Lectures, because they are timely as well as appropri.
We like these Lectures, because they are written in a plain, manly and business like style--because they are repleto with such instruction, arguments and motives, as should be addressed to every young man in the nation."
From the " Spirit of the Pilgrims." "Mr. Hawes has, in this attempt, contributed a most valuable addition to the stock of means adapted to the moral improvement and elevation of character of the rising generation. The general style of execution evinces the workings of a mind well acquainted with the subject in hand, and a benevolence of spirit calculated to appeal with effect to the youthful heart :-there is throughout a manly business like exhibition of truth and counsel. The language is perspicuous, pithy, chaste and natural. Among the qualities of character which Mr. H. enumerates and warmly reccommends, he includes public spirit-a spirit, which the signs of the present day imperiously demand in every one, who would be regarded as a friend to human society. We cannot forbear very earnestly to recommend this volume to the perusal of every young man in the country-we should rejoice to see it stereo typed and distributed by thousands.''
Extract of a Letter from Rev. Joseph Emerson, Principal
of the Female Seminary, Wethesfield, Ci. "I cannot but hope, that a work, so original, so interesting, so useful, and so strongly demanded by the exigencies of the world, willspeedily circulate by myriads and myriads. By every young man acquainted with the language, these Lectures should be read, and felt, and remembered and pondered, and practised."
TO YOUNG MEN,
FORMATION OF CHARACTER, &c.
ORIGINALLY ADDRESSED TO THE YOUNG MEN OF HART.
THEIR UNITED REQUEST.
WITH AN ADDITIONAL
LECTURE ON READING.
BY JOEL HAWES, D.D.
PASTOR OF THE FIRST CHURCH IN HARTFORD, CT.
STEREOTYPED BY A. CHANDLER.
PUBLISHED BY COOKE & co.