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THE

LIFE AND TRAVELS

ST. PAUL.

WRITTEN FOR THE AMERICAN SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION;

BY G. T. BEDELL, D. D.
Rector of St. Andrew's Church, Philadelphia.

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Eastern Disirict of Pennsylvania, to wit:

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the third day of Novem. ber, in the fifty fifth year of the Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1830, Paul Beck, jun. Treasurer, in trust for the American Sunday-School Union, of the said Dis. trict, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit:

“The Life and Travels of St. Paul. Written for the Ame. rican Sunday School Union; by G. T. Bedell, D. D. Rector of St. Andrew's Church, Philadelphia. Revised by the Commit. tee of Publication."

In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, “An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the Au. thors and Proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned,” and also to the act, entitled, “ An Act Supplementary to an Act, entitled 'An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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THE

LIFE OF ST. PAUL.

CHAPTER I.

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Birth-place, extraction, early education, natu

ral disposition, and religious profession of Saul.

The story of real life is always full of interest, no matter how obscure the person may be whose history is written; the simple fact of the memoir being a record of the life of a human being, gives to it a strong hold on the mind of the reader. When the subject of the memoir is one whose history is connected with great events, the interest is increased ; but when the record is that of perfect truth, and written under the guidance of the Spirit of God, it attracts, as it deserves, the highest regard. It is not strange then, that by old and young, there appears to be an unwearied pleasure in reading the histories that are

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