when he ought to have employed it as a sacred trust ; to say, " Why should I trouble myself about this matter.?" — to say, "I will take my ease, eat, drink, and die, whether the commonwealth be over-thrown or the heavens fall," is clearly to leave un-done something which we are bound to do, is clearly the opposite to that fear of God which ought to lead a man to act "to the glory of God." We have, in having a vote, a solemn trust committed to us ; we ought to use that trust conscientiously, as before God, with a single eye to His honour, 152 VOTERS. the good of His Church, and the peace and happi-ness of the nation at large. We ought to send men to ParHament who will consult for the advance-ment of God's glory, the good of His Church, the safety, honour, and welfare of our Sovereign and her dominions ; " that all things may be so settled by their endeavours upon the best and surest founda-tions, that peace and happiness, truth and justice, religion and piety, may be established among us for all generations."