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THI NEW TORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

ASTON. LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

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THE

W O R K S

OF THE LATE

MISS CATHARINE TALBOT.

FIRST PUBLISHED BY THE LATE

MRS. ELIZABETH CARTER;

AND NOW REPUBLISHED WITH

SOME FEW ADDITIONAL PAPERS:

TOGETHER WITH

NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS

AND

SOME ACCOUNT OF HER LIFE.

BY THE

REV. MONTAGU PENNINGTON, A. M.
Vicar of Northbourn in Kent ; Executor to Mrs. Carter.

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THE NINTH EDITION.

London:

PRINTED FOR F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON,

NO. 62, st. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD ;
AND NO. 3, WATERLOO PLACE, PALL-MALL.

whose abilities would have done ample justice to the subject.

What prevented Mrs. Carter from adding to her beloved friend's works, her own testimony to her character and her conduct through life; whether it was by the request of Mrs. Talbot who was then living, or whether such a desire had been expressed by the deceased lady, cannot now be known. Whatever the cause might be, it could have no operation beyond her life; and it seems to be fulfilling a duty to society, to shew that the virtues of her character were not inferior to the excellencies of her writings; that there was no discord between her conduct and her opinions; and that the strict attention to the duties of the Gospel which she so strongly recommended to others, was not less enforced and adorned by her own example.

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