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APPENDIX

A. Correspondence in 1800, 1801, and 1802, shewing the Want

of a new Edition of the Welsh Scriptures, and the Diffi-

culty of obtaining one

B. Extracts from the Minutes of the Committee of the Bible

Society, on the Correction of the Welsh Bible for the :

Press

C. Correspondence respecting the Society's Edition of the Welsh

-Scripture s, and Minutes of the Committee of the Bible

Society upon the Subject ....

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Page D. Statement of the Rules observed in preparing the Society's Edition of the Welsh Scriptures for the Press .....

xxxvi E. Extracts of Letters, &c. shewing the Want of Bibles in different Parts of the World

liv F. Correspondence in 1791, shewing the great Want which

then existed of a further Supply of Welsh Bibles Ixiii G. Testimonies in Favour of the Constitution of the Bible Society

Ixviji H. Letters and other Documents, shewing the Extent of Good done by the Bible Society ...

.......... Ixxxiv I. Extracts shewing the want of Protestant Missionaries in India

xcix K. Extracts shewing the Popish Nature of the Objections

made to the Bible Society ... L. Specimen of the Arabic New Testament, published by the Society ..... ............

cxiii M. Extracts of Letters illustrating the Nature of the Sunday School Society

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A VINDICATION

OF THE

BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY,

IN A

LETTER TO THE REV. DR.WORDSWORTH.

My dear Friend,

THOUGH the mode of address which I adopted in my former Letter to you, on the subject of the Bible Society, appeared to some persons* rather inconsistent with that freedom of discussion which I thought it right to maintain, yet, in resuming the question, I cannot prevail upon myself to adopt another. My intention, however, is on no account, by any semblance of misplaced courtesy, to sacrifice the great cause which I have come forward to vindicate. Our arguments are to be estimated simply by their value. I shall therefore deliver my sentiments without reserve, and with the full liberty which is allowed to literary combatants. Only let the question be decided by its merits, and I fear nothing for the result. I shall not, I hope, be thought to disparage the

* See Antijacobin Review,

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