A Vindication of Providence, Or, A True Estimate of Human Life: In which the Passions are Considered in a New Light : Preached in St. George's Church Near Hanover-Square, Soon After the Late King's Death
T. Worrall, 1737 - 72
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Account Affections againſt alſo Ambitious Anger aſhamed Author becauſe Body called cauſe Compoſition conſequence conſider Contempt Death Deſign Deſire Diſappointment Diſcourſe Earth enjoy Envy Error Eternity Evil expect fall falſe fatally Fear Firſt fome Fortune Friends Future give Glory greater greateſt Happineſs Happy Hatred Head Heart Heaven Hence himſelf Honour Hope Human indulge itſelf King leads Learned Light look loſes Love MADAM Mankind mean ment Merit Mind Miſery Miſtake moft moſt muſt Nature never Object Occaſion Pain Paſſions Peace Pleaſure Point Power preſent Pride Principal proper Providence Purpoſe purſued Reaſon reſt Riches ſay Second Secondly ſeek ſeem ſelf Senſe ſet ſevere ſhall Shame ſhining ſhould ſome Sorrow Soul Subject ſuch Temper Thee themſelves theſe Things thoſe Thou Thought tion true Underſtanding Virtue Wants whole whoſe Wiſdom World wretched
Strona 12 - All this came upon the king Nebuchadnezzar. At the end of twelve months he walked in the palace of the kingdom of Babylon. The king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty...
Strona 10 - Thy sons have fainted, they lie at the head of all the streets, as a wild bull in a net: they are full of the fury of the Lord, the rebuke of thy God.
Strona 11 - Hast thou not heard long ago how I have done it, and of ancient times that I have formed it? now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldest be to lay waste fenced cities into ruinous heaps.
Strona 22 - Sun is fet, it is the Night of Ambition with him. Which naturally damps him into Reflection, and fills that Reflection with awful Thoughts. WITH Reverence, then, be it fpoken, what can God, in his Ordinary Means, do more, to turn his Affections into their right Channel, and fend them forward to their proper End ', Providence, by his King's...
Strona 21 - ... are but poor expedients to heave off the insupportable load of an hour from the heart of man ; the load of an hour from the heir of an eternity ! If the...
Strona 12 - And they shall not lie with the mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, which are gone down to hell with their weapons of war: and they have laid their swords under their heads, but their iniquities shall be upon their bones, though they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.
Strona 8 - And when I shall have put thee out, I will cover the heavens, and make the stars thereof dark ; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light: — and I will set darkness upon thy land,
Strona 21 - Europe thrown on this great man ! For man let me call him now, nor contradict the declaration which his mortality has made. They that find him now, must seek for him ; and seek for him in the dust. What on earth but must tell us this world is vain, if thrones declare it ? if kings, if British kings, are demonstrations of it...