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Our Saviour's Humanity nect considered, as this virtue must naturally spring from true piety. Without it piety is rain, or an insult to God. Our Satis our's curing the dumb, lame, maniac, leper, lunatic, paralytic, and the blind-Reflections upon the various miseries of blindness—It is the duty of Christians to relieve, wherever they can, the necessities of the blind-Our Saviour cures the man who is deaf and dumb—The unhappiness of such a conditionHe feeds thousands with a few fishes and a little bread --He weeps from sympathy when he hears of the death of Lazarus from his friends-Great souls are liable to be melted-Little and contracted minds are obdurute-Praise of a feeling mindIt is a moral security of Innocence-When however compassion is swayed by reason, and exerted from approbation and from choice, as it was by our Saviour, it is a virtue of the highest nature-Compassion was implanted into the breast of man, that he might become by its display the proxy of Heaven.
CH R I S T I A N.
BOOK THE THIRD.
FROM reas'ning of our Saviour's piety,
His life's employ, the labour of his mind,