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The Duty of every Briton at this perilous

Moment :

A SERMON,

Preached at

WORSHIP-STREET,

On Wednesday, Oct. 19, 1803.

BEING THE

DAY APPOINTED FOR A NATIONAL FAST.

TO WHICH IS ADDED,

AN ACCOUNT OF THE DESTRUCTION

OF THE

SPANISH ARMADA ;

BEING THE

Greatest Force ever brought together for the Invasion of this Country.

BY JOHN EVANS. A.M.

“ They fought-hut not as prodigal of blood;
Or thinking Death itself was simply good
But in their COUNTRY's weal they plac'd their pride;
And as that bade-they either liv'o or ni !"

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Man may know With ease the hand of interposing Jove; And with what purpose, whether to exalt Or to depress---give strength or take away ; So all his aid is now not their's but our's! " Therefore STAND FAST---and whosoever, galld By arrow or by spear, dies---LET HIM DIE ! Death for his country shall not slur his fame-But his dear wife---his children after him--His house and heritage shall be secureDrive but the Grecians from the shores of TROY!

Cowper's Homer.

TAN

? 60CT 1950

To his much esteemed Friend,

The venerable STEPHEN LOWDELL, Esq.

Southwark ;

An uniform and steady Friend to his Country,

The following DISCOURSE

Is respectfully and gratefully inscribed

By the AUTHOR.

ISLINGTON, October 20, 1803.

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