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ARRANGED AND REVISED,

WITH A GLOSSARY, INDEX, AND OCCASIONAL NOTES,

BY JOSIAH PRATT, B.D. F.A.S.

Lecturer or The United Farishis Of St. Mahy Woolnotm And St. Haky WooiceilT,ch Haw,

And Lady Camdex's Wednesday Evening Lecturer At The Church Of

St. Lawrence Jewry, London.

IN TEN VOLUMES.

VOL. VII.—PRACTICAL WORKS.

PRINTED BY C. WHITTINGHAM,

Dam Street;

For Williams And Smith, Stationers'Court;

i. Burditt; Hyfield And Son; T. Condek; J. Hatchard; Mathews And

LEIGH ; J. NUNN; F. C. AND J. R1Y1NGTON; L. B. SEELEY ; VER.MOK,

HOOD, AND SHARPE; J. WALKER; AND I. WHITE,

1808.

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CONTENTS OF VOL. VII.

PRACTICAL WORKS.

I. HEAVEN UPON EARTH: or, Of True Peace And Trano.uu.lity

or Mind.

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Dedication to Henry Earl Of Huntingdon 3

Analysis of this Treatise 4

Section

1. Censure of Philosophers 5

2. What Tranquillity is, and wherein it consists 6

3. Insufficiency of human precepts.—Seneca's rules of Tranquillity

abridged.—Rejected as insufficient.—Disposition of the work... ib.

4. Enemies of inward Peace divided into their ranks.—The Tor-

ment of an Evil Conscience.—The joy and peace of the guilty

but dissembled 8

5. The Remedy of an Unquiet Conscience 10

6. The Receipt of our Peace offered by Faith.—A corollary of the

benefit of this receipt.—The vain shifts of the guilty 12

7. Solicitation of sin remedied.—The ordering of afFections ,, 14

8. The second main enemy to Peace, Crosses 15

9. Of Crosses that arise from conceit * ,16

10. Of true and real Crosses ib.

11. The first remedy of Crosses, before they come 17

12. The second remedy of Crosses, when they are come: from their

Author 18

13. The third antidote of Crosses: from their Effect 19

14. The fourth antidote of Crosses : from their Issue 20

15. Of the importunity and terror of Death 21

16. The grounds of the fear of Death ib.

17. Remedy of the last and greatest breach of peace, arising from

Death 23

18. The second rank of the enemies of Peace.—The first remedy of

an over prosperous estate: the vanity and unprofitableness of

Riches: the first enemy on the right hand 24

19. The second enemy on the right hand, Honour 26

20. The second remedy of overjoyed prosperity: That it exposes to

evil 1 27

21. The vanity of Pleasure: the third enemy on the right hand 28

22. Positive Rules of our Peace.—The fruition of God in holy exer-

cises 29

23. The subordinate Rules of Tranquillity. I. For Actions: To re-

frain from all sin, and to perform all duty 32

24. 9. Rule for our actions: To do nothing doubtinglv 33

25. Rules for Estate: 1. Reliance upon the providence of God 34

26. The second rule for estate: A persuasion of the goodness and fit-

ness of it for us 36

27. The Conclusion of the whole 38

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