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PREPARED FOR THE SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION OF THE

METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.

PREPARED WEFRODISTES

REVISED BY THE EDITORS.

New-York:
PUBLISHED BY CARLTON & PHILLIPS,

200 MULBERRY-STREET,

1853.

THE NEW YORK

PUBLIC LIBRARY

260326B

ASTOR, LEXOX AND
TILDEN TATYDATIONS
R 1943 L

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1841, by G. LANE, &.P.P. SANDFORD, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York.

the Ban de la Roche--Progress of civilization-Four other school-houses erected—Introduction of infant schools, under the care of governesses—Public schools—Weekly assembling of the children at Waldbach, to receive religious instruction-Establishment of a circulating library, Almanack-Christian Society established in 1782—Abrogation of that society ....

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CHAPTER V.

Death of Mrs. Oberlin-Its effect upon Oberlin's mindLouisa Schepler becomes his housekeeper—Letter from the latter-Letter, taken from a German magazine printed at Tubingen, containing an account of Oberlin and his family, in the year 1793–Death of his eldest son, Frederic .......

....... 61

CHAPTER VI.

Unmolested state of the Ban de la Roche during the period of the revolution-Oberlin's generous renunciation of his own interests for the sake of his parishioners-His school for the children of foreigners His sentiments respecting the payment of tithes-Letter containing a plan for their disbursement—His influence in exciting a spirit of Christian charity among his people-Account of Sophia Bernard, &c.-Oberlin becomes a correspondent of the British and Foreign Bible Society-Letters addressed by him to members of the London committee-Mode of collecting subscriptions and donations for charitable purposes in the Ban de la Roche-Letter to his scholars ..... 78

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