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WHEN FIRST THINE EYES UNVEIL, GIVE THY SOUL LEAVE
THE SPIRIT'S DUTY: TRUE HEARTS SPREAD AND HEAVE
UNTO THEIR GOD AS FLOWERS DO TO THE SUN:
GIVE HIM THY FIRST THOUGHTS THEN; SO SHALT THOU KEEP
WALK WITH THY FELLOW-CREATURES: NOTE THE HUSH
Prayers and Meditations
From the TWritings of the Divines
Rev. John Chandler, M.A.
Vicar of Witley.
James Burns, Portman Street.
O write a recommendatory preface to a book of devotions is a somewhat perplexing task; it is a subject on which so much may be said, and yet so very little need be said. If there is a work which can recommend itself, one which it seems almost presumptuous
to speak for, it is a manual of this sort,- -a book of prayers-a guide to the presence-chamber of the Almighty-a collection of" words" for sinners to take with them, and turn to the Lord :-and though much may be written, and very profitably too, on the subject of prayer, its blessedness, its dignity, its efficacy, the comfort of using it, the danger of neglecting