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Hymn, collected out of the Psalms, recounting the Excellencies and
Greatness of God.

ib.

Another Hymn.

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Ejaculations

48

Prayer...

ib.

A Form of Prayer for the Evening, to be said by such who have not

Time or Opportunity to say the public Prayers appointed for this

Office....

50

Another Form of Evening Prayer, which may also be used at Bedtime 51

Ejaculations and short Meditations to be used in the Night, when we

wake

53

Ad Section II.) A Prayer for holy Intention in the Beginning and

Pursuit of any considerable Action, as Study, Preaching, &c. ... 55

Ad Section III.] A Prayer meditating and referring to the Divine Pre-

ib.

sence.

CHAP. II.

OF CHRISTIAN SOBRIETY.

SECTION I.

Of Sobriety in the.general Sense...

Evil Consequences of Voluptuousness or Sensuality

Degrees.of Sobriety..

Rules for suppressing Voluptuousness....

56

ib.

57

58

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82

SECTION IV.

Of Humility-....

85

Arguments against Pride, by way of Consideration..

86

Acts or Offices of Humility :

88

Means and Exercises for obtaining and increasing the Grace of Humility 93

Signs of Humility...

· 98

SECTION V.

Of Modesty....

Acts and Duties of Modesty as it is opposed to Curiosity

Acts of Modesty as it is opposed to Boldness.

Acts of Modesty, as it is opposed to Indecency

99

ib.

102

103

SECTION VI.

Of Contentedness in all Estates and Accidents

Instruments or Exercises to procure Contentedness

Means to obtain Content, by way of Considerations.

Poverty, or a low Fortune.

The Charge of many Children.

Violent Necessities

Death of Children, or nearest Relatives and Friends

Untimely Death..

Death unseasonable.....

Sudden Death, or violent

Being Childless

Evil or Unfortunate Children

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137

ib,

138

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SECTION IV.

Of Restitution

....... 165

Rules of making Restitution ..

167

Prayers to be said, in relation to the several Obligations and Offices of

Justice

.. 172

SECTION VIII.

Of Alms...

232

Works of Mercy, or the several kinds of Corporeal Alms

233

Works of Spiritual Alms and Mercy ·

234

Rules for giving Alms

285

Motives to Charity

241

Remedies against Unmercifulness and Uncharitableness

243

1. Against Envy, by way of Consideration.....

ib.

2. Remedies against Anger, by way of Exercise

244

Remedies against Anger, by way of Consideration ...

.... 247

3. Remedies against Covetousness, the third Enemy of Mercy........ 249

SECTION IX.

Of Repentance ...

Acts and Parts of Repentance

Motives to Repentance

255

957

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