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FIRST LESSONS

IN THE

CHRISTIAN RELIGION

WRITTEN FOR THE USE OF

HIS OWN CHILDREN

BY THE REV.

EDWARD SEROCOLD PEARCE,

M.A. F.S.A.

CAMBRIDGE:

PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS;

SOLD BY J. G. & F. RIVINGTON, LONDON, AND

J. & J. J. DEIGHTON, CAMBRIDGE.

M.DCCC.XXXII.

PREFACE.

In these Lessons a connected view of the Fall and Redemption is presented in a very

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compass. Wherever it was possible, the Author has made use of the words of Scripture: carefully avoiding those passages to which a child might attach a wrong sense. The few Notes which are inserted are intended to create a taste at an early age for a rational interpretation of the Bible: and the Questions are so arranged as not only

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