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LETTER
TO A
Young GENTLEMAN,
Lately entered into
HOLY ORDERS.

By a Person of Quality.

Dated January 9, 1719-20.

SIR,

ALthough it were against my Knowledge, or Advice, that you entered into Holy Orders, under the present Dispositions of Mankind towards the Church; yet, since it is now supposed too late to recede, (at least according to the general Practice and Opinion,) I cannot forbear offering my Thoughts