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Cooper, Earl of Shaftsbury, some account of,

66
Cooke, Mr. a deist, unhappy death of,

272
Correspondent, some thoughts of,

268
Corruption, general, of the country,

140
Corporation Act,

156
Costard, Rev. George, divides Job into five acts,

267
Cotcs, Roger, high character of,

88
Cowley, Abraham, opinion of, on the bible,

268
Cowper, Wm. Esq. quotations from, 14, 15, 16, 65, 81, 84, 89,

156, 169, 170, 254, 339
Craven, Professor, on a futute state,
Cranmer, Archbishop, on the utility of Prebendaries,

145
wished for farther reformation,

146
a persecutor,

220
Creed, Athanasian, some thoughts on,

346, 347
Crimes, 160 upwards, punishable with death,

140
Crome, Dr. on the men killed and money spent in this war, 311
Cromwell, Lord, could repeat the New Testament by rote, 297
Curates, frequently guilty of non-residence,

152

251

D.

Dacier, Madame, speaks in high terms of the Psalms and Pro-
phets,

267
D'Alembert, said to have died ill,

16
gives an account of Voltaire's death,

Ibid.
Danic!, prophetic dream of, illustrated,

130, 133
vision of, illustrated,

133, 134
Davies, Rev. Samuel, quotation from,

341
David, King, character of, vindicated,

190, 191
Daubenny, Guide to the Church of, censured,

148
Death-beds, the most edifying scenes,

313
Death, triumphant one, a most desirable thing,

314, 315
Deans, number of,
Deists, several, speak well of the gospel,
mostly immoral,

303
most, believe a future state,

251
folly of,

Ibid.
nothing can justify, but demonstration,

Ibid.
appeal to, on the scripture characters,

282
remonstrance with,

258, 289, 290, 302, 307
an ungrateful set of men,

258
address to the

277, 279, 282
many, earthly, sensual, devilish,

271
if sincere, ought to appoint missions,

280
Deist, a conscientious, preferable to a secular priest, 78, 79

Deist, curious conversion of a,

shocking death of a,
Derry, Bishop of, an unpardonable non-resident,
Devil, proof of the existence of,
Diderot, said to have died ill,
Dillon, Earl of Roscommon, penitent death of,
Dispersion of inankind no valid objection to scripture,
Dissenters, number of,

making great exertions,

weighed in their own scales, a book,
Doctrines, mysterious, of scripture not to be rejected,
Doddridge, Dr. on popish superstitions,

Lectures of, recommended,
Dryden, John, Esq. quotations from,
Duelling, an unchristian practice,
Duncan, Lord, prayed before he fought,
Dying scenes of scriptural characters,
Dykern, General, conversion of,

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Pref, 6, 7

57
313, 314

E.

East Indies, conduct of Englishmen in the,

170
Edward VI. greatly reverenced the bible,

244
Egypt, prophecies concerning, conclusive,

107, 108
Elizabeth, Queen, a great lover and reader of the bible, 298
Emmerson, William, wicked life and unpleasant death of, 12
Emperors, Roman, slew 5000 Christians a-day,

202
England, one of the ten kingdoms to fall,

138
only possible way of its escaping destruction,

139
church of, eldest daughter of Rome,

162
in danger, without a reform,

175
people of, very generally depraved,

235
shipping of,

236
annual produce of,

Ibid.
annual labour of, worth,

Ibid.
annual charities of,

Ibid.
English superior to the French in bravery,

222
Enthusiasm, lively religion defended from the charge of, 315, 318
Erasmus, exhorts all men to read the bible,

300
Erskine, Hon. Thomas, a serious Christian,

69, 70
fine oration of, against T. Paine,

Pref. 11, 15
two quotations from,

74,99
Establishments, corrupt, of religion, causes of infidelity, 74
Euler, extraordinary character of,

70, 71
Letters of, to a German princess,

306
Europe, inhabitants of

277
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Evangelists, the four, have drawn a finished character, 185, 186
Eveleigh, Dr. quotation from, on prophecy,

108

Facts, of the Old Testament, confirmed by existing circumstances,

195, 196
Fenelon, Archbishop, a most amiable character,

88
Ferguson, Mr. on Daniel's prophecy,

167
Fish, species of,

325
a cod, produces 3,500,000 young at a time,

Ibid.
Fly, a, brings forth 2000 young at a time,

Ibid.
Franklin, Dr. an infidel,

227
France, church of, some account of,

80
late king of, a worthy character,

144
present governors of, so many Jehus,

228, 233
French, tools in God's hand to punish the nations, 171, 172, 311

philosophers, more cruel than kings or parsons, 202, 203
always a brave people,

222
now the greatest slaves in Europe,

226
by profaning the sabbath are deprived of it,

227
conduct of, in Suabia and Franconia,

229

Ibid,
conduct of, respecting the American war,

229, 230
revolution, a tremendous event,

233
impiety of,

310, 311

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G.

Gardiner, Colonel, eminent for devotion,

3
called the happy rake,

245
Garzo, edifying death of,

313
George II. spent much time in private prayer,

57
George III. a most worthy character,

144
Germany, Charles V. Emperor of, retires from the world, 56
Gibbon, Edward, Esq. death of,

18, 19
Gildon, Charles, conversion of,

31, 32
Gisborne, reflections of, on Mr. Paley,

345
Godwin, Mrs. character and death of,

270
Gospel, why the deists cannot receive it,

5
challenges investigation,

147, 302
in this country a civil institution,

148
use and abuse of,

151
opposers of, its very good friends,

166
intention of,

200
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Gospel, difficulties of the, no valid objection to its truth, 201, 202
cause of misery to mankind,

202, 203
why not published to all nations,

203, 204
why permitted to be corrupted,

203
Gouge, Mr. William, read 15 chapters of the bible daily, 299
Gray, the poet, a deist,

307
had a mean opinion of Shaftesbury,

67
Rev. Mr. Key of the, recommended,

188
Grey, Lady Jane, dying present of, to her sister,

297
Greatheed, Rev. Mr. Sermon of the, recommended,

333
Greeks and Armenians, number of, in the world,

277
Grew, Dr. a great admirer of the bible,

242
Grimstone, Sir Harbottle, eminent for devotion,

2
Grotius, Hugo, a great lover of the bible,

298
death of,

44

H.
Haller, Baron, death of,
Halley, Dr. a deist through inattention,
Hall, Bishop, a quotation from,
Hale, Sir Matthew, a great admirer of the bible,
Haliburton, Life of, strongly recommended,
Hammond, Mr.
Harrington, Lord John, eminent for piety,
Hartopp, Sir John, made the bible his daily study,
Hartley, Dr. on the fall of religious establishments,

against the eternity of future misery,

a great admirer of the bible,
Hatton, Sir Christopher, dying advice of,
Hell, Heathen description of,
Henry, Matthew, dying declaration of,
Heroism, true, wherein

it consists,
Herbert, quotations from,
Hervey, Rev. James, glorious death of,

answer of, to Bolingbroke,

spent his last days in praying over the bible,
Herschal, Dr. vast discoveries of
Hesiod, fine sentiment from,
Hill, Sir Richard, Apology of,
Hoadley, Bishop, wished much for a reformation,
Hobbes, Mr. some account of his life and death,
Hobart, Lady Frances, read the bible daily,
Holidays, worse than useless,
Holland, unhappy condition of,
Homilies, in opposition to the revolution,

recommended by Bishop Horsley,

46
72
261
242
291
141

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298
139, 145

195
242

290.
274, 275

Pref. 6
310, 312
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60
188
269
325
293
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156

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299

89
233

160
291, 292
Horace,

Horace, quotations from,
Horne, Bishop, on the iniquity of the country,

quotation from,
Houses, religious, suppressed by Henry VIII.
Howard, John, Esq. a serious believer,
Hume, David, Esq. merry death of,

an advocate for adultery and suicide,
authors who have opposed,
an irtidel,

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302

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Ibid.

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I.

Ignorance, extreme of the middle ages,

168
Infidelity, mostly owing to the Bishops and Clergy,

82
spread of, predicted by Newton,

93
danger of,

178, 179
books against,

276
spreading rapidly,

277
cause of,

303
Infidels, of France, spent large sums in spreading their principles,

175
and wicked Christians much alike,

204
very unhappy and self-condemned,

245, 246
Infidel, enthusiastic, curious account of an,

280, 281
Insects, species of,

325
Ireland, state of,

82, 84
Israel, prophecies concerning, conclusive,

107, 108
Italy, a store-house of fire,

131

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James I. a superstitious bigot,

146
Janeway, John, triumphant death of,

318, 320
Jenyns, Soame, Esq. conversion of,

34
Jerusalem, prophecies concerning, conclusive,

107, 108
Jerome, St. directions of, for reading the scriptures,

294
Jesus, and his Apostles, surpassed all the ancients,

184
Jewel, Bishop, wished for farther reformation,

146
says Queen Elizabeth refused to be head of the church, 151
Jews, present state of the, a full proof of religion,

108
number of, in the world,

277
Johnson, Dr. exhorted Sir J. Reynolds to read the bible, 45, 290
Life of, by Boswell, very entertaining,

45
suffered by neglecting the bible,

290
on the death of Hume,

17
a good judge of fine writing,

290
convinced by reading Law's Serious Call,

291
Johnson,

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