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him to remove, even to a more honourable and lucrative one. He remained with those over whom God had placed him, to the end of his pilgrimage. He had an irrepressible thirst for the acquirement of knowledge throughout his life; his stores of information of all kinds connected with his sacred vocation constantly accumulated, as book after book he laboured to make his own, and language after language he strove to acquire, all to be consecrated to the great and sacred aim of his life, the glory of God and the good of immortal souls. May the Lord of the vineyard send forth many more such faithful labourers, and grant that the perusal of this volume may be a source of interest, edification, and encouragement to those who are devoting themselves to the ministry of the Word.
Simon Wilkin. Hampbtead, Fen. 19th, 1865.
I think it well, in presenting the present work to the public, to guard against a misunderstanding which may arise from the use of pronouns of the first person singular; they always refer to my father; as, had any other arrangement been adopted, many interesting narrative portions of the work either would have lost their identity, or must have been thrown into notes.
Martin Hood Wilkin.
CHAPTEB IY. 1782—1784: Iet. 16—18.
CHAPTER V. 1784—1785: Iet. 18—19.
CHAPTER VI. 1786—1787: Iet. 19—21.
CHAPTER VII. 1783: Iet. 22.
CHAPTER VIII. 1789: Iet. 23.
CHAPTER XIII. 1793—1794: Iet. 27—28.
CHAPTER XIV. 1795—1796: *T. 29—30.
A Severe Winter; Roman Catholic Sermon; Vencma's Eccle-
CHAPTER XV. 1797: Iet. 31
CHAPTER XVI. 1798—1799: .st. 32—33.
CHAPTER XVII. 1800—1809: Mt. 34—43.