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GEORGE FREDERIC NOTT, B. D. 2.*.
FELLOW OF ALL SOULS' COLLEGE.
NEW BOND-STREET, LONDON,
WHEN I received the permission to inscribe these Sermons to Your Majesty, I was not presumptuous enough to consider it as an honour conferred upon myself.
· I received it only as a mark of Your Majesty's condescending regard
iv ] to the memory of my Grandfather, whom You had honoured by confidering as one of Your oldest, and most faithful servants; and I saw in it an additional proof of that goodness, which uniformly leads Your Majesty to retain a gracious recollection of the dutiful attachment of your subjects.
I am well aware, Six that the Sermons which I vow.přesume to lay at Your Majesty's feet: have but little claim to Your notice and protection, from any merit which they may possess in themselves.
But when I recollect how zealously Your Majesty has at all times fupported the Established Church, I am