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engage kim, bet be wilde in the Midst of his * Codremplations? Should I not be much more taken “ up with the Delights of Glory, and die with these « Contemplations fredo opon my Soul; especially 6 when my Death will perfect my Delights, while * those of Irelands die with him. What exquifite 6 Pleasure is it to dive into the Secrets of Nature, \ and find out the Mystery of Arts and Sciences; 66 especially if we make a new Discovery in any “ one of them? What high Delights are there then " in the Knowledge of God and Chrift? If the « Face of human Learning be so beautiful, as to “ make sensual Pleasures appear base and brutish; 6s how beautiful then is the Face of God? When we 66 meet with some choice Book, how could we read « it Day and Night, almoft forgetful of Meal, “ Drink, or Sleep? What Delights are there then « at God's right Hand, where we shall know in a « Moment all that is to be known?"- Compart also the Delights above, with the Delights of Morality, and of the natural Affections. What Delight had many sober Heathens in the Rules and tractice of moral Duties, so that they took him alone for an honest Man, who did well through the Love of Virtue, and not merely for fear of Punishmeni; yea, so much valued was this moral Virtue, that they thought Man's chief Happiness confifted in it? Think then, " What Ex« cellency will there be in our heavenly Perfection, « and in that uncreated Perfection of God which we « shall behold? What Sweetnels is there in the “ Fxercise of natural Love, whether to Children, “ Parents, Yoke Fellows, or intimate Friends? Does

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