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Considerations on the Life and Death of Abel
Considerations on the Life and Translation of Enoch......... 128
Considerations on the Life of Noah
An Apology for certain Gentlemen in the University of Oxford,
aspersed in a late Anonymous Pamphlet
Considerations on the nativity of St. John, and the circumstances
Considerations on the prophecies relative to St. John in the Old
Considerations on the imprisonment of St. John, the message sent
by him to Christ, and the answer returned to it
Summary of Mr. Hume's doctrines .........................................
Pentateuch Representations of the Deity-Light before the
Sun-Darkness-Firmament-Tree of knowledge-Death of
Prophecy, and New Testament-Name of Christ-Nature of his
Kingdom-Thirty Pieces of Silver-Division of Christ's Gar-
ments by Lot-Differences of Divines-Revelation of St. John
-Genealogy of Christ-Voice from Heaven at Christ's Bap-
tism-Slaughter of the Infants by Herod-End of the World-
Fig Tree-Grain of Wheat-Elias-Spurious Gospels-Li-
berty-Passion and Resurrection-Faith and Reason-Con-
A Charge intended to have been delivered to the Clergy of Norwich
at the Primary Visitation of George, Lord Bishop of that
THE BLESSED EFFECTS OF PERSEVERANCE.
2 THESSALONIANS, III. 13.
Be not weary in well doing.
THE honour of being thus called to plead the cause of a Society, whose reputation must run coeval with that of religion and virtue, is somewhat qualified by the consideration, that the subject has been already treated by so many persons of superior eminence and ability. The motives that have place in compositions of other kinds, can have none here; since in vain would it be for the preacher to hope, that he shall be able either to invent new matter, or polish the old into new beauty and lustre.
Discouraging, however, as this reflection may at first sight appear, it affords no solid reason why such anniversaries should be discontinued or slighted. Successive generations of men require successive information; and the same men, though they may want to be informed but once, may want often to be