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; rKKiA< i:. V limits, not one of them cither properly estimates the unjust smcl untenal)l(' eharacter of its own system, or sees in their true and full dimensions the degrading effects of the yoke wliich it tolerates and ui)Uolds. The true welfare of each of these powerful luitions cannot fail to be injuriously affected by the long sufferance of such violations of equity. ]\Iay the day speedily arrive, when tlicy shall look impartially on these respec- tive systems in the true li^ht of the gos[)el, and resolutely apply such effectual remedies, as the great principles of our IkjIv religion clearly })reseribe and afl'ord ! — Whatever may be the defects of the following pages and — many they arc acknowledged to be I trust the reader will find nothing in them at variance with the first Christian duty (if charity towards the members of any religious denomination my sincere desire having been, while advocating faithfully and without compromise the principles of scriptural truth, ever to be found speaking that "truth in love."^ Although on parts of this Essay, I have been favoured with the sentiments of some of my friends, yet it must be fully understood that 1 am alone responsible for the general contents. I do not lay claim to much learning or deep research, to which a life of active occupation is but ill adapted; but I have diligently endeavoured, as far as a small share of ability and leisure has permitted, to make a candid use of the materials which lay within reach ; and the labour has been lightened !)y a sincere desire to serve, according to my views, the cause of truth and righteousness.