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THE WEEKS BETWEEN THE FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT
AND TRINITY SUNDAY.
JOHN HENRY NEWMAN, B.D.
VICAR OF ST. MARY THE VIRGIN'S, OXFORD,
AND FELLOW OF ORIEL COLLEGE.
& J. H. PARKER, OXFORD.
THE Spring Quarter may fitly be called the Sacramental, from the series of Feasts and Seasons which it comprises, and the character of the doctrines which it commemorates. The subjects then which it introduces to our meditation are naturally of a theological cast; but as it has been the wish of the Author, in his foregoing volumes, to make his Sermons, for the most part, bear upon conduct, so here also, as far as was consistent with reverence towards the sacred events under review, he has selected such as either are altogether ethical and practical, or aim at suggesting advice, or removing perplexity, in matters of duty. Though Trinity Sunday does not, strictly speaking, fall within the Quarter, he has thought he might be allowed to include it in this
Oriel COLLEGE, Quinquagesima, 1842.