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EXTRAORDINARY MEETING IN LONDON.

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EXTRAORDINARY MEETING IN LONDON. Some gentlemen in London connected with the va- rious benevolent societies lately conceived the idea of convening a meeting of "fallen women" in the neigh- bourhood of Regent-street, London, where judicious addresses might be given, to be followed by prayer. Cards of invitation were distributed among them, and on Thursday evening last, a large number of females, many of them very fashionably attired, assembled at the St. James's Restaurant, where an abundant supply of tea and coffee, with various eatables, were provided. The number gradually increased till there were at least 200 of those unfortunate creatures present, and some thirty or thirty-five clergymen and gentlemen who had been instrumental in convening the assembly. Whilst the repast was going on, the principal gentle- men present mustered together at a conspicuous spot for the purpose of delivering addresses. The Rev. W. Brock opened the proceedings by briefly stating the ob- ject of the meeting, when the Hon. and Rev. Baptist Noel delivered an eloquent, yet pathetic and affectionate discourse, alluding to his hearers as his dear young friends." He commenced by drawing a picture of the history of a virtuous woman from her childhood, point- ing out the unspeakable love of the father and mother for the child, the association with sisters and brothers, the affection of the husband, and, at last, the love which she herself bears her own children; and then he compared that picture with the position of those who had erred from the paths of virtue, told them they had a friend whu had died for them, and entreated them to turn to their Saviour at once, and they would be happy for the rest of their lives. The hon. and rev. gentle- man then read letters from several girls who had been reclaimed, stating the happiness they felt; and, in con- clusion, he exhorted his hearers not to depart without heeding what he had said. The Rev. W. Brock, the Rev. Mr. Houghton, the Rev. William O'Neil, and others, then offered up prayers, and the effect produced by the earnest and touching appeal of the first-named gentleman, delivered in a deep tone of voice, was most touching. A large number of the fallen sisterhood buried their faces in their handkerchiefs and sobbed aloud, whilst more than one had to be removed in an almost unconscious condition from the room. It was announced that any present who repented their sins would be received into the London Reforma- tory, or the Trinity Home and that further arrange- ments would be made for the reception of others else- where, if funds could be provided. The conduct of those present was highly creditable, and quite void of levity or contumely.

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