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any experience which is not more or less common to other Christians, but because they bring them to a more distinct and particular acquaintance with one whose memory is highly and justly honoured in the religious world, and evince how powerfully she felt the obligation of Christian principle, and how solicitous she was to walk, life Enoch, with her God.
The Author claims no merit in bringing these Annals before the eye of the religious public. He has done little more than arrange and connect the facts and circumstances to which he had access. If, however, by his doing so, any new light shall be thrown upon the influence of Christian principles on the heart and conduct-if the friends of Christ shall be thereby stimulated to more active exertions in the cause of truth, and be encouraged and comforted in the course of their diversified experience, and thus the interests of religion and the honour of the Redeemer be in any measure advanced, his object is completely gained, and, so far as this work is concerned, he has received his full reward.
EDINBURGH, May 8, 1822.
Practice of keeping a Diary commended_Lady Glenorchy follows
that laudable custom Extracts from her Diary, from May 11, to
Lady Glenorchy's zeal leads her to go lengths which unnecessarily
expose her to trials_This remonstrated against by her Christian
Lady Glenorchy takes the management of her temporal affairs into
her own hands-Conducts herself with prudence and firmness-
Makes all her temporal concerns subservient to religion-Extracts
from Diary, from June 21, to July 6, 1772_Lady Glenorchy
goes to Taymouth with Lord Breadalbane Extract from Diary,
from July 26, to September 12, 1772_Lady Glenorchy returns
to Barnton, becomes acquainted with the Ladies Henrietta and
Sophia Hope-Lady Glenorchy forms the design of building a
chapel in Edinburgh_Circumstances attending laying the foun-
dation-stone of that building—Extracts from Diary-Lady Glen-
orchy's great humility-Extracts from Diary, from January 1, to
February 7, 1773_Lady Glenorchy establishes a chapel at Strath-
fillan, in the parish of Killin, and places it under the direction
of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge