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LYDIA was the first fruit of the Gospel in Europe. She is thus interesting to European females, as an historical person ; and to all females, as a specimen of female conversion. She might, indeed, have been an intended model of that; for it is usually, as in her case, the opening of the heart, rather than the awakening of the conscience.
This Volume completes the first Section of the Lady's Closet Library; the next Series will be MATERNAL; and illustrated still more fully by Allegories : of which Rachel's Marriage will be the first.