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THE

UNITARIAN ADVOCATE,

AND

RELIGIOUS MISCELLANY.

CONDUCTED BY

AN ASSOCIATION OF GENTLEMEN.

NEW SERIES,

VOL. I.

BOSTON:
PUBLISHED BY LEONARD C. BOWLES,

No. 124 Washington Street.

MDCCCXXX.

1856. Decida

Gift of Prof. F. S. Hunting lin

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BOSTON:
Waitt & Dow's PRINT, 122 WASHINGTON-STREET.

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To the thoughtful and wise all seasons and occurren

are capable of suggesting trains of pleasing or profitable reflection. Nature with her varying garb is to them no dumb pageant. All above, beneath, and around them, the earth, the air, and viewless flight of time, utter voices for them. Days speak, and months and years impart instruction.

At the present moment, the past and the future naturally rise up before us—the year that is gone, and the year

which is to come. The former can now benefit us only by its admonitions and warnings. With whatever sunny vestments, or garments of funereal sadness it has been clad, it now lives only in memory. Its joys and its sorrows have been tasted; its fears and hopes are ended; and its opportunities are past. Our thoughts and actions have been given in to the recordVOL. I.-NO. 1.

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