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The Life

of

GOD

.of juftice, all the duties we owe

to our

i1eighbour, are eminently .comprehended:

for he

who

doth truly love

all ·the world,

:will he nearly concerned

in

the interef1

of

every one;

and

fo far

fron1

wronging or

injuring

any perfon,

that he

will refent any

evil that befa]s

ot~crs,

as

if

it

h::~ppencd ~o

l1imfclf.

·

By

puri!y,

I

underfiand

a due abfiraet-ed–

nefs

fron1

the

body, and n1aflery over

the

inferior appetites ; or fuch a ten1per and

~Jifpofition

of

n1ind,

as

n1akcs a

man de–

ipiie

and

abflain from

all pleafures and de..:

lights of

fcnfe or

fancy

which

are

finhil

in

themfdves, or tend

to

extinguiih

or

ldfen

our rcliili of more divine and intellectual

p1cafures wbich

cloth

alfo infer a refolute–

nefs

to

undergo all thafc hardfhips he

tnay

n1ect

vlith

in the performance of his duty.

So th:?:t

not

only

chaflity and temper::mce,

but

alfo chriftian couq.ge

and

magnanimity

n1a

y

come under this head.

Ii

urnili

ty

imports a deep fenfe of our

own

meannds, with a hearty and affeCli–

onatc acknowledgment

of

our owing all

that we are to the divitie

bounty;

which

is

always accompanied

with

a profound

fubmiffion

to the will of God,

and

great

deadncfs towards the

glory

of

the world,

and applaufe

of

n;en.

Thefe