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Johnson, Dr. death of,
Jones, Sir William, an unbeliever, and convinced,

sentiments of, on the bible,
pious death of,

Asiatic Researches of, quotation from,
Jones, Jeremiah, on the divine Canon, recommended,
Josephus, on the wickedness of the Jews,
Judah, prophecies concerning, conclusive,

Page

45
263
264
Ibid.

192
Adv. 19

166
107, 108

K.
Kelsey, Rev. Mr. resigned a rectory of 2001. a year,
Kempis, Thomas à, famous for a devout spirit,
Kenyon, Lord, testimony of, to religion,
Kett, Bampton Lectures of, recommended,
Kidder, Bishop, endeavoured reformation,
Kilham, Alexander, societies of,
King, in this country, absolute in the church,
Kingdoms, ten, all to fall at the end of 1260 years,

238

321
Pref. 16
203, 204

147
334
149
138

92, 93

L.
Ladies, present to church-livings,

149
of eminence, who loved and read the bible,

299
Laity, seriously called upon to defend religion,

240
Lamballe, Princess of, noble death of,

230
Latimer, Bishop, on unpreaching prelates,
Lauras, Mons. death of,

231
Lavater, remonstrance of, with the French Directory, 292
predicts the general spread of infidelity,

312
a firm believer in Christ,

313
Laws, English, need improvement,

140
Law, Bishop, of Carlisle, a monopolizer of preferment, 80
William, dying speech of,

179
Serious Call of, strongly recommended by Johnson and
Gibbon,

291
Le Clerk, on the authenticity of the books of Moses, 189
a great admirer of the gospels,

300
Lee, Captain John, execution and penitence of,

39
Leechman, Dr. dying advice of,

60
Leighton, Archbishop, excellent character of,

90, 91
Leland, Dr. John, happy death of,

55
Leslie, Charles, books of, against infidelity recommended, 110
Lewis XIV. an admirer of the bible,

244
Lindsey, Rev. T. resignation of,

144
Lions, in France, shocking treatment of,

221, 232
Littleton, Lord, conversion of,

32, 33
Liverpool, some account of,

235
Livings,
168
Middleham,

Page

75

Livings, church, general account of,
Locke, John, Esq. anecdote of,

Advert. 26
an advocate for toleration,

157
on the morality of the gospel,

262
serious declaration of, on the New Testament, 312
edifying death of,

Ibid.
London, brief account of,

234, 235
Bishop of, an exception to most other prelates, 93
Longinus, praises Moses and Paul,

267
Lord's prayer, frequent repetition of, wrong,

161
Lowman, Moses, on Revelation, recommended,

166
Lowth, Bishop, on the excellence of the Prophets,

266, 267
Luc, M. de, confirms the bad end of Voltaire,

16
Lust, long indulged, deliverance from,

200

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46, 47

M.
Macclesfield, some account of,

236
Earl of, devoted himself to prayer,

248
Maclaurin, on the Prophecies, quoted,

119
Madrid, superstitious state of,

172, 173
Magazine, Gentleman's, records the death of an atheist, 253
Mahomet and the Pope rose the same year,

165
Mahometans, number of, in the world,

277
Maintenon, Madame de, experience of,

249, 250
Mainwaring, Rev. John, on the grandeur of scripture, 266
Malachi, fine passage of, on religious conversation, Advert. 26
Man of fashion, character of,

101, 102
Manchester, some account of,

235
Manufacturers, 200,000, always drinking,

271
Marlborough, James, Earl of, penitent letter of,
Markham, Rev. G. smartly treated by the Quakers,

162
Mason, Sir John, dying declaration of,

46
Maurice, Rev. Mr. neglected by his superiors,

153
quotation from,

Ibid.
Mazarine, Cardinal, dying lamentation of,

47
Mede, Joseph, on the Cruelty of the Catholics,

162
Mediatorship of Christ, doctrine of,

188, 189
Melancthon, a persecutor,

220
Men, black, no valid objection to scripture,

201
Messiah, divine mission of, proved,

108, 130
Methodist, a term of reproach for religious people,

89, 90
Methodists, number of,

76, 77
making great exertions,

329
upon the increase,

333
how to check the

Ibid.
account of, by Cecil,

Addenda
Mexico, Archbishop of, possesses 70,0001. a year,

1

Page
Middleham, Dean of, on education,

240
Mill, Dr. enumerates 30,000 variations in the New Testament,

194
Milton, John, a noble champion for toleration,

157
a devout admirer of the bible,

243
quotations from, 67, 95, 265, 293, 309, 326, 340,

348, 351.-

Advert. 26
Minister, prime, presents to many livings,

149
Mirandula, Picus, a great lover of the bible,

242
advice of, to his nephew,

320
Mirabeau, Mons. affecting death of,

254, 255
Missions, carried on chiefly by the poor,

Advert. 22
some account of,

278, 280
Montesquieu, Mons. quotations from,

203, 336, 337
Monopolizers of livings, infidels in disguise,

332
Moore, Dr. John, on the manners of Italy,

168
More, Miss Hannah, quotations from,

258, 259, 277
an ornament to her sex, and a blessing to
her country,

372
Moses, character of, vindicated,

188
books of, authentic and genuine,

189, 190
confirmed by the history of the East Indies, 192
Musculus, soliloquy of, before death,

285
Mutineers, some account of,

Pref. 6

11

N.
Nantz, murders at,

232
Naples, superstition of,

172
Nations, of Canaan, destruction of the, vindicated, 191, 192
of Europe, which already subverted,

174, 175
Nature, volume of, to be studied,

324, 325
Nelson, Admiral Lord, piety of,

Advert. 22, 23, 310
Newcome, Archbishop, high opinion of, on the scriptures, 194
an high literary character,

88
Newport, Hon. Fran. miserable end of,
Newton, Sir Isaac, painful affliction and patience of,

12
fine anecdote of,

72
on the prophecies,

166
accounted the bible the most sublime philosophy, 243
entertained an awful sense of God,

184
found the strongest marks of truth in the bible, 306
Newton, Bishop, Dissertations of, recommended,

188
against the eternity of future misery,

195
on the rich endowments of the church,

337
on our national iniquities,

335
Newton, Rev. John, wickedness and conversion of,

33
Nineveh,

Page

Nineveh, prophecies concerning, conclusive,
Nobleman, affecting letter from a,

mortifying declaration of a,

108
50, 54

249

0.
Objections to the scriptures, with answers,

to the common prayer, some frivolous,
Okely, Dr. recants his deistical principles,
Oldys, Fran. writes the life of T. Paine,
Oliver, Dr. conversion and death of,
Olympia, F. M. joyful death of,
Oxford, Earl of, an infidel and hypocrite,
Orleans, Duke of, declares in favour of piety,
Ormonde, Duke of, eminent for devotion,
Orrery, Earl of, a firm believer,
Ostervald, attributes great blame to the clergy,
Owen, Dr. John, an early advocate for toleration,
Oxenstiern, Chancellor, found rest in the bible alone,

187, 204

161
306, 307

305

34
55, 56
227
56

2
243

79
157
57

P.

Pagans, number of, in the world,

277
Paine, Thomas, opinion of, on the gospel,

5
illiterate and immoral,

68, 69, 205, 305
on national churches,

340
Age of Reason of, quotation from,

142
challenged to produce morals equal to the New Testa-
ment,

305
on national Popes,

152
a man of some natural talents,

205
an ignorant and malignant person,

Ibid.
insolently attacks the clergy on their learning, 206
97 objections of, to the scripture, answered, 205, 213
specimens of the insolence of,

214, 215
jests of Solomon recommended to,

262, 263
persuasion of, that he was right, no proof, 273, 274
Paley, Rev. William, on subscription,

345
account of the Methodists by,

Addenda.
Parishes in England and Wales,

75
Parsons, of all descriptions, too papistical,

87
Paris, murders at,

232
Pascal, spent his whold time in prayer and the bible

55
Patronage, of livings, brief view of,

150
sad abuses of the

158, 159
Patric, Bishop, endeavoured at a reformation,

147
Paul, St. triumphant death of,

22
Father, a great student in the scriptures,

298
Persecution,

Page
Persecutiont, a sure mark of Antichrist,

219
sketch of, in England,

219, 220, 237
Peter, St. curious anecdote of,

93
Peterborough, Lord, Eulogium of, on Fenelon,

309, 310
Philosophers, French, of various sentiments,

280
Pluralities of livings, very common,

237
Pomfret's Poems, quotation from,

324
Pococke, high character of, by Locke,

91
Pope, Alexander, Esq declaration of,

7
quotations from,

49, 204, 248, 249, 269, 294
a believer,

137
Pope, of Rome, duration of,

135
anecdote of,

337
cruelly treated by the French,

165
Popes, of Rome, number of, in all,

135, 136
however virtuous, to go into perdition,

144
Popery, a grievous curse to Christendom,

97
600 gross errors in,

145
P-t, Lord, infidelity and death of,

Prof. 7, 8
Pope, William, infidelity and awful death of, Pref. 8, 9
Porcupine, Peter, Bloody Buoy of,

223, 232
democratic principles of,

229
writes the Life of T. Paine,

305
Porson's account of Gibbon's history,

18
Porteous, Bishop, quotation from, on the Atonement, 122

Discourses of, on Redemption, recommended, 275
on a Future State, recommended,

251
Prayers, for the King, too frequently repeated,

261
Prebends, Canons, &c. some account of,

77
Preferment, large, not necessary to our usefulness,

337
church, instances of shocking abuse in, 152, 153
Prediction, a curious modern one,

163, 164
Predictions, scriptural, conclusive,

Ibid.
concerning the Pope of Rome,

164, 166
Prior, Matthew, Esq. quotation from,

6
opinion of, on the books of Solomon,

263
Pringle, Sir John, conversion of,

33
Priestly, Dr. considers 'all lively religion as enthusiasm, 317
Priests, by their folly, the curse of Christendom,

173
24,600 of, murdered in France,

232
Priesthood, in danger of being subverted,

174
Protestant states, to fall,

144
Protestants, nuniber of, in the world,

277
Prophets, ancient, vindicated,

191
Prophecies, a wonderful chain of, in scripture,

166
a remarkable one, concerning the French, 254, 255

Propertius,

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