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The extravagant Mirth of Youth expos’d, from

the Consideration of a Judgment to come.

A

Funeral Sermon

Occasion'd by the
D E A T H

OF

Mr. George Stennett,

PREACH'D

The 17th of September, 1709.

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Rejoice, O`young Man, in thj, Youth

and let thy Heart chear thee in the Days of thy Youth ; and walk in the ways of thy Heart, and in the fight of thine Eyes : but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into Judgment.

N this Book we have a large
account of the various Experi-
ments that were made by Solo-
mon in his Searches after Happi.
ness, together with his Refuta-

tion of the several mistaken Opinions, which he and others had formerly entertain'd about it. The Royal Preacher had a Genius fitted to enterprize great things He seems to have had a strong Passion for Phi. losophy, and to have thought that the Study of Nature would have rais'd him to a considerable Pitch of Happiness. For, says he, I gave my Heart to seek and search out by Wisdom, Eccl. 1. 13.

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