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LONDON :
L. AND G. SEELEY, 169, FLEET STREET.

MDCCCXL.

ALEXANDER MACINTOSH,

PRINTER,
GREAT NEW-STREET, LONDON,

ADVERTISEMENT.

The following Lectures on the subject of Socialism, were delivered in the Mechanics’ Institution, Southamptonbuildings, during the months of January and February, 1840. The Lecture “ On the true State of Human Nature” is not published, a part of it having been delivered extempore. The Lecturer not being able to recover satisfactorily, what he said, declines its publication.

The following is the order of their arrangement :

Is there a God ? ........ Rev. Robert Ainslie.
Is the Bible of Divine authority? Rev. John Garwood, M.A.
What is Christianity? ..... Hon. & Rev. B. W. Noel, M.A.
What am I? .......... Rev. Henry Hughes, M. A.

(Isaac Taylor, Esq., Author of Am I responsible, and to whom? “ Natural History of En

( thusiasm.” The Power of Circumstances . . Rev. George Cubitt.

Rev. Dr. Hoppus, LL.D., ProThe Province of Reason ....2

fessor of Logic and of the Philosophy of Mind in Uni

versity College. Is Marriage worth Perpetuating? {"

nga SR. Matthews, Esq., Barrister

Olat-Law. An Examination of Socialism, with a Prefatory Letter to the

the Rev. Robert Ainslie. Marquis of Normanby, and an Appendix.

The Committee trust that the permanency given to them by the press will be productive of great good: and that in those districts where Socialism prevails, their circulation may, by God's blessing, counteract the spread of errors so destructive to the present and eternal interests of mankind.

London City Mission Office, 20, Red Lion-square, August 10, 1840.

THE FIRST OF A SERIES

OF

LECTURES AGAINST SOCIALISM,

DELIVERED IN THE

MECHANICS' INSTITUTION, SOUTHAMPTON BUILDINGS,

UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE

COMMITTEE OF THE LONDON CITY MISSION.

BY THE

REV. ROBERT AINS

Πώς γαρ οίκος κατασκευάζεται υπό τινος, ο δε τα πάντα κατασκευάσας, θεός.

Epist. ad Heb. ch. ii. v. 4.

SECOND EDITION.

LONDON:
L. AND G. SEELEY, 169, FLEET STREET.

MDCCCXL.
PRICE ONE SHILLING.

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