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THE

CURSE OF BRITAIN:

AN ESSAY

ON

THE EVILS, CAUSES AND CURE

OF

INTEMPERANCE.

BY THE REV. W. R. BAKER.

O MADNESS! TO THINK USE OF STRONGEST WINES,

AND STRONGEST DRINK, OUR CHIEF SUPPORT IN HEALTH;
WHEN GOD, WITH THESE FORBIDDEN, MADE CHOICE TO REAR
HIS MIGHTY CHAMPION, STRONG ABOVE COMPARE,
WHOSE DRINK WAS ONLY FROM THE LIMPID BROOK.

MILTON-Samp. Agon.

LONDON:

THOMAS WARD AND CO.,

27, PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1838.

333.

J. GARDINER, PRINTER, FROME.

ΤΟ

THE RIGHT HON. EARL STANHOPE,

ΤΟ

THE MEMBERS OF TEMPERANCE SOCIETIES,

FOUNDED ON THE PRINCIPLE OF

TOTAL ABSTINENCE,

FROM ALL INTOXICATING LIQUORS;

AND

TO THE CHURCHES OF CHRIST, THROUGHOUT GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND,

This Essay

IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED,

BY

THE AUTHOR;

EARNESTLY PRAYING THAT IT MAY BE RENDered,

BY THE GOD OF ALL GRACE,

IN SOME MEASURE,

THE MEANS OF PROMOTING THE IMPORTANT CAUSE

TO WHICH IT IS DEVOTED.

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