A Sermon, Delivered at Trinity Church, December, 23, 1832, on the Decease of Gardiner Greene, Esq.
Excerpt from A Sermon, Delivered at Trinity Church, December, 23, 1832, on the Decease of Gardiner Greene, Esq. Now surely it would seem that of an appoint ment so momentous, men. Would need to be but once reminded, That the dread secret of their mortal ity, imparted to them once, should haunt with ceaseless constancy their thoughtful breasts That they would find their sentence legible on every perishing object that besets their path, and hear it. In, the quick pulsations. Of their anxious hearts. But far indeed from such an expectation is the fact. That meets our eye. To. Look around upon man kind, and mark the cold indifierence with which the most tremendous of all temporal events. Is disre ganded, without amazement at their fatal, dulness and stupidity is utterly, impossible. An acre of' land, or a, ship's cargo, or a point, of precedence int rank, will engage, every, affection. Of, the heart, sharpener/m faculty sf the. Mind. And put to, the. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.