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in properly afterwards; p. 209. Ver. 7--12:

the war in heaven reprefents the contests between

the Heathen and Chriftian religions; p. 209--

214. The Chriftian prevails over the heathen re-

ligion; p. 211. Conftantine himself and the Chrif-

tians of his time defcribe his conquefts under the

fame image; p. 212, 213. Still new woes, tho'

but for a fhort time, threatened to the inhabiters

of the earth; p. 214. Ver. 13---17. The dragon

deposed still perfecutes the church; p. 214--219.

Attempts to reftore the Pagan, and ruin the

Christian religion; p. 215. The church now

under the protection of the empire; p. 216.

Her flight afterwards into the wilderness; p. 216,

217. Inundations of barbarous nations excited

to overwhelm the Chriftian religion; p. 217,

218. But on the contrary the Heathen conque-

rors fubmit to the religion of the conquered

Chriftians; p. 218. Another method of perfe-

cuting the church'; p. 218.


CHAP. XIII. ver. 110; the defcription of the
ten-horned beaft fucceffor to the great red dragon;
p. 219---232. All; both papifts and proteftants,
agree that the beast represents the Roman empire;
p. 221. Shown to be not Pagan but Chriftian,

> not imperial but papal Rome; p. 221, 222,

223. How fucceffor to the great red dragon;

p. 224. How one of his heads was as it were

wounded to death, and his deadly wound was

healed; p. 224, 225. The world in fubmitting

to the religion of the beaft did in effect fubmit

again to the religion of the dragon; p. 226.

The beaft perfectly like the little horn in Da-

niel; p. 226, 227. A general account of his

blafphemies and exploits, and how long to pre-

vail and profper, p. 227, 228. A particular ac-

count of his blafphemies; p. 228, 229. His


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CHAP. XV. a preparatory vifion to the pouring out

of the feven vials; p. 268-274. Thefe leven

laft plagues belong to the feventh and last trum-

pet, or the third and last woe-trumpet, and con-

fequently are not yet fulfilled; p. 270, 271,

272. Seven angels appointed to pour out the

feven vials; p. 272, 273, 274.

CHAP. XVI. ver. 1: the commiffion to pour out

the feven vials, which are fo many fteps of the

ruin of the Roman church, as the trum-

pets were of the ruin of the Roman empire;

P. 274. Rome resembles Egypt in her punish-

ments as well as in her crimes; p. 274. Ver. 2 :

the first vial or plague; p. 275. Ver. 3, 4,

5, 6, 7: the fecond and third vials or plagues;

P. 275, 276, 277. Ver. 8, 9: the fourth vial or

plague; p. 277, 278. Ver, 10, 11: the fifth vial

or plague; p. 279. Ver. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16:

the fixth vial or plague; p. 279-282. Ver.

17, 18, 19, 20, 21: the feventh and lait vial or

plague; p. 282-285.

CHAP. XVII. Having feen how Rome refembles

Egypt in her plagues, we fhall now fee her fall

compared to Babylon; p. 285. Ver. 16:

an account premiled of her ftate and condition;

p. 286, &c. St. John called upon to fee the

condemnation and execution of the great whore,

p. 287. This character more proper to modern

than ancient Rome; p. 288, 289. Her fitting

upon a fcarlet-colored beaft with feven heads and

ten horns; p. 289, 290. Her ornaments of

purple and fcarlet color, with gold, and pre-

cious ftone, and pearls; p. 290, 291, 292. Her

inchanting cup; p. 292. Her infcription upon

her forehead; p. 293---296. Her being drunken

with the blood of the faints; p. 296, 297.



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