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Appleton Chapel.

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Last evening the first of the Sunday evening services for this year was held in Appleton Chapel, The service was opened, with prayer by Dean Lawrence of the Divinity school, followed by a portion of the scriptures and prayer by Dr. Peabody. The sermon, on a text taken from Proverbs, was delivered by by Rev. George A. Gordon. Mr. Gordon spoke mainly of the tendency which exists in most people, when surrounded by difficulties, to wish the difficulties removed rather than to try to gain strength to overcome the difficulties. Following the sermon, were short addresses by Rev. Theodore C. Williams, and Rev. Phillips Brooks, relating chiefly to the coming year, and what the religious attitude of the students should be. The service closed with the benediction pronounced by Dr. Gordon. The choir sang, "Come Holy Spirit," by Dowland; "For his salvation is nigh them that fear Him," by Stenidah Bennett; "Come now and let us reason," by Wareing. Solos by Mr. George W. Want.

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