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ht, and yet take in the main of what is necessary to enlighten the head and better the heart. Mr. Henry is quite too large and tedious for this purpose. He that takes pains with him, and is punctuaarts of God's word presented to our thoughts in a quicker succession. Besides, certain it is, Mr. Henry did not sweat much for the exact sense of the text in some parts of the work. Indeed, how could he? The work itself was too much for one hand; and Mr. Henry, it is well known, took a great deal of pains in his public ministerial labours. He that writes even a practical comment upon the Scral conclusions with any certainty or satisfaction? I have, indeed, laid a design of abridging Mr. Henry, and have prosecuted it as far as the prophet Jonah; and should willingly carry it on, and amt a stand; for such are my circumstances, that I have not yet had an opportunity of purchasing Mr. Henry's volumes, and I can no longer carry on my former trade of borrowing. But I am in hopes shortl