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HIS LIFE, MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY
NATURAL THEOLOGY, TRACTS, HORAE PAULINAE, CLERGYMAN'S
COMPANION, AND SERMONS,

PRINTED VERBATIM FROM THE ORIGINAL EDITIONS.

COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.

PHILADELPHIA:

PUBLISHED BY J. J. WOODWARD, No. 13 MINOR STREET.
STEREOTYPED BY L. JOHNSON.

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LIFE OF THE AUTHOR . . . . . ix

MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY.

Deptcarinx . - - - - - ... xxi

PREF Ack - - - - - - - ... xxiii

BOOK I.

rRErixsixary considerations.

CHAP. I. Definition and Use of the Science . . 27

II. The Law of Honour - - - ... ib.

III. The Law of the Lund - - . 28

IV. The Scriptures - - - - ... ib.

w. The Moral Sense . - - - ... ib.

VI- Human Happiness - . . . 30

WII. Wirtue - - - - - . 34

BOOK II.

Moral, obligations.

CHAP. I. The Question. Why am I obliged to keep

my trord? considered . . - . 36

II. What we mean to say when a Man is

ebliged to do a thing . - - . 37

III. The Question, Why am I obliged to keep

my cord? resumed . - - ... ib.

IV. The Will of God . . . . . .38

V. The Divine Benevolence - - ... ib.

VI. Utility . - 39

VII. The Necessity of General Rules ... ib.

WI11. The Consideration of General Con-

sequences pursued - - - . 40

* IX. Of Right - . . . . . 41

X. The Division of Rights . . . . - 4:

XI. The General Rights of Mankind . . 43

BOOK III.

relative duties.

Part” i.

Of Relatire Duties which are determinate.

CHAP. i. Of Property... . - - - - . 45

II. The Use of the Institution of Property ib.

III. The History of .#. - - . 46

IV. In what the Right of Property is founded ib.

V. Promises . . - - - - . 48

WI. Contracts . . - - - . 51

VII. Contracts of Sale - - - ... ib.

VIII. Contracts of Hazard . . . . 52

IX. Contracts of lending of inconsumable

Property - - - - - . 53

X. Contracts concerning the lending of

Money . - - . i

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To be said when the Sick Person grows light-headed 253
For a Person when Danger is apprehended by exces-
save Sox p . . . . . . . . . . . .254

For a Person lying insensible on a Sick-bed . ... ib.

For one who hath been a notoriously wicked Liver ib.

For one who is hardened and impenitent - -

For a Sick Woman that is with Child . . ... ib.

For a Woman in the Time of her Travail ... i

For a Woman who cannot be delivered without

Difficulty and Hazard . - - - - . .256

For Grace and Assistance for a Woman after De-

livery, but still in Danger . . . . . ib.

For a sick Child - - - - - ... ib.
For a Person who, from a state of Health, is sud-
denly seized with the Symptoms of Death . . 257
For a Siek Person, when there appeareth small
Hope of Recovery . - - - - - ... ib.
A general Prayer for Preparation and Readiness
to the . - - - - - - - . ib.
A commendatory Prayer for a Sick Person at the
point of Departure - - - - - -
A Litany for a Sick Person at the time of Departure ib.
Form of recommending the Soul to God, in her De-
parture from the Body . - - - - ... ib.

A consolatory Form of Devotion that may be used

with the Friends or Relations of the Deceased . 259

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That there is satisfactory evidence that many, pro-
f**ing to be original witnesses of the Christian
miracles, passed their lives in labours, dangers,
and sufferings, voluntarily undergone in attesta.
tion of the accounts which they delivered, and
solely in consequence of their belief of those ac-
counts; and that they also submitted, from the
same fuotives, to new rules of conduct -
CHAP. I. Evidence of the sufferings of the first
Propagators of Christianity, from the nature of the
ease - - - - - - - - -

CHAP. II. Evidence of the sufferings of the first

Propagators of Christianity, from Profane Testi-

song - - - - - - - - -

CHAP. III. Indirect evidence of the sufferings of

the first propagators of Christianity, from the

optures and other ancient Christian writings . 279

CHAP. IV. Direct evidence of the same. . 280

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CHAP. V. Observations upon the preceding evi.
dence - - - - - - - - -
CHAP. VI. That the story, for which the first pro-

pagators of Christianity suffered, was miraculous 286

CHAP. VII. That it was, in the main, the story
which we have now proved by indirect considera-
tions - - - - - - - - -
CHAP. VIII. The same proved, from the authority
of our historical Scriptures . -
CHAP. IX. Of the authenticity of
Scriptures, in eleren Sections - - - -
Secr. I. Quotations of the historical Scriptures
by ancient Christian writers . - - -
Sect. II. Of the peculiar respect with which they

the historical

were quoted - - - - - - -
Sect. III. The Scriptures were in very early times
collected into a distinct volume - -

Sect. IV. And distinguished by appropriate
names and titles of respect - - - -
Sect. V. Were publicly read and expounded in
the religious assemblies of the early Christians ib.
Sect. VI. Commentaries, &c. were anciently
written upon the Scriptures . -
Sect. VII. They were received by ancient Chris-
tians of different sects and persuasions . 310

Sect. VIII. The four Gospels, the Acts of the

Apostles, thirteen Epistles of St. Paul, the First

Epistle of John, and the first of Peter, were re;

ceived without doubt by those who doubted

concerning the other books of our present canon 312

Sect. IX. Our present Gospels were considered

by the adversaries of * as contain-

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