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MEDITATIONS ON THE LIFE OF OUR LORD
IN THE ORIGINAL LATIN
Adapted to the Use of the Church of England by a Clergyman.
IT had been intended that this Book should appear under the sanction of a name beloved and honoured by many among us, that of the Principal of Cuddesdon Theological College, and with a Preface by him. But circumstances into which it is not necessary to enter have prevented this design from being carried out, nor is he responsible for a word of the Book, as it stands at present. In default therefore of introduction or patronage of any kind, the Editor can only commend his undertaking to be tried by the experience of those who desire to meditate, in a systematic manner, on the Life of our Lord and Saviour. Such will soon find if it is useful to them or not.
He is conscious of many defects in his own treatment of the admirable original, and expects to be blamed by some because he has altered so much, and by others for leaving so much unaltered. At least he may plead that the continual reference to Scripture