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THE

STATE OF THE DEPARTED.

SET FORTH IN

A FUNERAL ADDRESS,

DELIVERED AT THE INTERMENT

OF THE

RIGHT REV. BENJAMIN MOORE, D.D.
Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the State of New York, and Rector of

Trinity Church, in the City of New York,

On Friday, the first Day of March, 1816, in Trinity Church,

in the City of New-York;

AND

A DISSERTATION

ON THE SAME SUBJECT.

BY JOHN HENRY HOBART, D.D.
Biebop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the State of New-York.

THIRD EDITION.

NEW-YORK:

PRINTED BY T. AND J. SWORDS,

No. 99 Pearl-street,

1825.

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THE

STATE OF THE DEPARTED,

SET FORTH IN

A FUNERAL ADDRESS,

&c. &c.

PEOPLE of the congregation! the remains of your Pastor lie before you—the beloved Pastor who so long fed you with the bread of life, and whose accents of persuasion you have so often heard in this sacred place.

My brethren of the Episcopal clergy! we have long mourned the living death of our spiritual Father - his sufferings are terminated—he is at rest.

When we contemplate that venerated corpse, it is natural to inquire,

What has become of the spirit which so recently

inhabited it?

What will become of that tabernacle of clay which

this spirit has deserted ?

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