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any experience which is not more or less common to other Christians, but because they bring them to a more distinct and particular acquaintance with one whose memory is highly and justly honoured in the religious world, and evince how powerfully she felt the obligation of Christian principle, and how solicitous she was to walk, life Enoch, with her God.

The Author claims no merit in bringing these Annals before the eye of the religious public. He has done little more than arrange and connect the facts and circumstances to which he had access. If, however, by his doing so, any new light shall be thrown upon the influence of Christian principles on the heart and conduct-if the friends of Christ shall be thereby stimulated to more active exertions in the cause of truth, and be encouraged and comforted in the course of their diversified experience, and thus the interests of religion and the honour of the Redeemer be in any measure advanced, his object is completely gained, and, so far as this work is concerned, he has received his full reward.

EDINBURGH, May 8, 1822.

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Lady Glenorchy in a bad state of health-Miss Hill writes her on

this occasion—She goes to Bath-Miss Hill, afraid that her spirit-

ual interest would suffer in that city, again writes her on that

subject_She returns to Taymouth, and in a letter Miss Hill

expresses her satisfaction, that she is now in a place more conge-

nial to devotional exercises-At Taymouth, Lady Glenorchy re-

ceives visits from some clergymen, by whom she is benefited

Miss Hill writes to Lady Glenorchy, and adverts to this circum-

stance with pleasure—When Lady Glenorchy was on a visit at

the Earl of Hardwicke's, where the change wrought upon her

mind must have exposed her to trials, she receives a letter from Miss

Hill, alluding to these circumstances, and giving at the same time

an account of the death of Mrs Venn-Miss Hill writes to Lady

Glenorchy, in which she mentions some interesting facts with re-

spect to some of the younger branches of her father's family-Miss

Hill suffers much from worldly acquaintances, and in a letter in.

forms Lady Glenorchy of this-Lady Glenorchy attends meetings

for religious purposes in Edinburgh-—Letter from Lady Glenor-

chy to Mrs Bailie Walker_Lady Glenorchy indisposed - Letter

from Miss Hill on that occasion_Miss Hill writes to Lady

Glenorchy, giving an account of her own Christian experience

Lady Glenorchy in her religious feelings discovers a peculiar de-

gree of sensibility—Miss Hill writes her on this subject--Lady

Glenorchy more comfortable in her mind-Congratulated by Miss

Hill, who gives a farther account of her own experience.

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CHAPTER VI.

Practice of keeping a Diary commended_Lady Glenorchy follows

that laudable custom Extracts from her Diary, from May 11, to

CHAPTER IX.

Lady Glenorchy's zeal leads her to go lengths which unnecessarily

expose her to trials_This remonstrated against by her Christian

CHAPTER XI.

Lady Glenorchy takes the management of her temporal affairs into

her own hands-Conducts herself with prudence and firmness-

Makes all her temporal concerns subservient to religion-Extracts

from Diary, from June 21, to July 6, 1772_Lady Glenorchy

goes to Taymouth with Lord Breadalbane Extract from Diary,

from July 26, to September 12, 1772_Lady Glenorchy returns

to Barnton, becomes acquainted with the Ladies Henrietta and

Sophia Hope-Lady Glenorchy forms the design of building a

chapel in Edinburgh_Circumstances attending laying the foun-

dation-stone of that building—Extracts from Diary-Lady Glen-

orchy's great humility-Extracts from Diary, from January 1, to

February 7, 1773_Lady Glenorchy establishes a chapel at Strath-

fillan, in the parish of Killin, and places it under the direction

of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

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