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tice to a great and exalted Character. We shall not, therefore, presume to draw a Portrait of Bishop Sherlock; but will just observe, that his Views, both in civil and religious Matters, were always large and comprehensive, not confined to the narrow Systems of particular Parties, nor subjected to the fluctuating Principles of powerful and interested Men : that he was a most strenuous and able Defender of the great Truths of our holy Religion : that he made it his constant Practice to inculcate the christian and social Virtues; to enforce a due and ready Submission to the Laws; to inspire Prince and People with a Sense of their respective Duties, and to discountenance all tempo. A 4
rary Changes and hasty Innovations
The Re-publication of these Dif-
Preached before the Sons of the Clergy at
St. Paul's Cathedral, Dec. 5, 1710.
Preached before the Lord Mayor at St.
Paul's Cathedral, Nov. 5, 1712.
and he shall be as the Light of the Morn-
Preached before the House of Commons at
St. Margaret's, Westminster, March 8,
Preached at the Temple Church, Nov. 20,