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JUST PUBLISHED, BY THE SAME AUTHOR,

Price Is. 6d. Cloth,

PRECEPT AND EXAMPLE

FOR THE YOUNG,

IN TWO PARTS.

"Sweet is the holiness of youth."-CHAUCER.

Preparing for Publication, by the same Author,

A HISTORY

OF THE

CHURCH OF SCOTLAND,

FROM THE

REFORMATION TO THE REVOLUTION.

WRITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THE YOUNG, AND FOR

THE USE OF SCHOOLS.

A

TALE OF THE TIMES

OF

THE KIRK AND COVENANT,

FOR THE YOUNG.

BY A MINISTER OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND.

SECOND EDITION.

GLASGOW: DAVID BRYCE.
EDINBURGH: OLIVER AND BOYD, JOHN JOHNSTONE, WILLIAM

OLIPHANT AND SON, FRASER AND CRAWFORD, WILLIAM
WHYTE AND CO., AND JOHN LINDSAY AND CO.

LONDON: IIAMILTON, ADAMS, AND CO.

MDCCCXLI.

828 P314 1841

“Go, call thy Sons-instruct them what a debt

They owe their Ancestors, and make them swear
To pay it, by transmitting down entire
Those Sacred Rights to which themselves were born."

dkenside. “ The life and death of Martyrs, who sustained,

With will inflexible, those fearful pangs
Triumphantly displayed in records left
Of Persecution and the Covenant- Times
Whose echo rings in Scotland to this hour.”

Wordsworth.

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION.

ENCOURAGED by the favourable reception which the First Edition of this little work has met—a reception much more favourable than the Author ventured to anticipate—he sends forth this Second Edition, which he has not only considerably enlarged, but, as he hopes, somewhat improved.

H

1st October, 1810.

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