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G E O R G E B U L L, D. D.
LORD BISHOP OF ST. DAVID'S,

COLLECTED AND REVISED
By
THE REV. EDWARD BURTON, M. A.
Late student of christ church.
– so-

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TO

MRS. ELEANOR DODDINGTON",
WIFE TO GEORGE DODDINGTON, ESQ.

ONE OF THE LATE LORDS COMMISSIONERS OF THE ADMIRALTY, AND MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE BOROUGH OF

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THE right reverend author of these Sermons and other Discourses having, upon all occasions, expressed a very high esteem for you, not only as a lady to whom he had the happiness to be nearly related, but as one whose personal virtues and eminent qualifications called for a greater share of his regard, than even the nearest ties of blood can of themselves ever claim, I thought myself obliged to give you as public a testimony of it as I could, by dedicating them to your name.

And I am willing to persuade myself they will meet with a favourable acceptance at your hands; since a lady of your distinguishing sense and known piety cannot but approve of what was so seriously

* [She was sole heiress of Henry Bull esq. of Shapwick. Nelson's Life, p. 6.]

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