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TO WHICH IS ADDED,
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR,
THREE LETTERS TO A FRIEND.
He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
St. Luke vit. 8.
Rev. xxii. 12.
PUBLISHED BY T. BEDLINGTON, No. 47, CORNHILL.
H. R. Stickney, Printer, Newburyport.
An enquiry into the reason, why the generality of
Christians fall so far short of the holiness and devotion of
We can please God in no state or condition of life,
but by intending and devoting it all to his honour and
Of the great danger and folly of not intending to be
as eminent and exemplary as we can, in the practice of all
Containing the great obligations, and the great ad-
vantages of making a wise and religious use of our estates
How the imprudent use of an estate corrupts all the
tempers of the mind, and fills the heart with poor and ri-
diculous passions, through the whole course of life; repre-
Persons that are free from the necessity of labour
and employments are to consider themselves as devoted to