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Sullivan, games, 1744-1833

TO THE

WIDOW AND CHILDREN

OF THE LATE

Governour Sullivan,

THE FOLLOWING DISCOURSE,

PRINTED AT THEIR REQUEST,

IS AFFECTIONATELY INSCRIBED,

BY THEIR HUMBLE SERVANT,

J.S. BUCKMINSTER.

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A SERMON, &c.

ROM. xiv, 7.

EOR NONE OF US LIVETH TO HIMSELF, AND NO MAN

DIETH TO HIMSELF.

Whenever the providence of God, in what is called the course of nature, removes from the society of mortals one, whom we have long known, the chasm, which is thus left in the compass of our accustomed business, pleasures, or acquaintance, suggests to every mind, near enough to observe it, some of its most serious contemplations. We know, that no creature, from the seraph, that stands forever in the light of God's countenance, down to the insect, that glitters only for an hour, was made without purpose, or has lived without effect. We know, that, throughout creation, there is always some end, beyond the mere enjoyment of animal life, which

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