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BIBLICAL ILLUSTRATIONS:

DESIGNED AS

A Present for all Seasons.

BY NATHAN C. BROOKS, A. M.

PHILADELPHIA:
WILLIAM MARSHALL & CO.

BALTIMORE:
BAYLY & BURNS.

1837.

HARVARD UNIVERSITY

LIBRARY 4 apr 1947 Peabody gland

Entered according to the act of Congrecs, in the year eightern

hundred and thirty-six, by John S. HORTON, in the Clerk's office of the District of Maryland.

TO THE

REVEREND JOHN M. DUNCAN,

THIS VOLUME

IS MOST RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED.

PUBLISHERS' PREFACE.

Although the articles, generally, in the SCRIPTURAL ANTHOLOGY, have appeared in two of the most respectable periodicals of the day, the Religious Souvenir and Lady's Book, their length has prevented their being extensively copied, and consequently, they are comparativery little known, except to the readers of the above-mentioned publications.

Impressed with the belief that a work blending exalted sentiment and devotional fervour with the enchantments of poetry will be acceptable to the Christian community, we offer them, as a suitable PRESENT, the Scriptural Anthology, in a dress, in some degree worthy of the merits of the author, and of the object for which the work is intended.

In the paraphrase upon the different sub

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