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"Missionary enterprise is the very chivalry of Christianity."
" Commerce alone will not make a nation great and happy. England has become great
and happy by the knowledge of the true God and Jesus Christ."

Lelier of Queen Victoria to African Chiefs.

LONDON:
LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, AND LONGMANS,

PATERNOSTER ROW.

1853.

BV 2100 K55

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LONDON:

REED AND PARDON, PRINTERS,

PATERNOSTER ROW

TO THE

RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF CHICHESTER,

PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY,

AS A SMALL TRIBUTE OF ESTEEM AND DUTIFUL ATTACHMENT,

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AFTER SEVERAL YEARS OF SERVICE UNDER HIS LORDSIIIP,

AS ONE OF HER MAJESTY'S COMMISSIONERS FOR THE GOVERNMENT

OF PENTONVILLE PRISON,

AND OP HUMBLE CO-OPERATION IN WORKS OF FAITH AND CHARITY,

This Volume,

THE RESULT OF OCCASIONAL EFFORTS TO RELIEVE HIS MIND FROM

THE UNDUE PRESSURE OF CONTINUOUS THOUGHT

ON THE ONE PAINFUL SUBJECT OF HIS OWN PECULIAR MISSION, AND AT

TIIE SAME TIME, WITH GOD'S BLESSING, TO SUBSERVE, IN

SOME HUMBLE MEASURE,

THE PROGRESS OF PURE CHRISTIANITY IN THE WORLD,

IS, WITH HIS LORDSHIP'S KIND PERMISSION,

MOST RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED BY

THE AUTHOR.

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