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The REVEREND and LEARNED
Divided into Twelve Periods.
Written by Himself, and addressed to his Children,
Now first published from his own Manuscripts.
To which are added,
and from the AUTHOR.
Thou which haft sewed me great and fore troubles, shalt quicken
every side. Psal. Ixxi. 20. 21.
be hath done for my soul. Psal. Ixvi. 16.
E D 1 N B U_Ꮢ G H :
and P. Tait, Glasgow; and G. Keith, J. BUCKLAND,
MeMO IR S. Period s. From his birth (1676], till he left the grammar
school (1689), 2. From his leaving the grammar-school to his laurea
tion (1694], 3. From his laureation to his being licensed to preach
the gospel , 4. From his being licensed till be removed into the
bounds of the presbytery of Stirling [16987, 5. From his removal into the bounds of the presbytery
of Stirling to his return unto the Merse , 6. From his return unto the Merse to his ordination to
the holy ministry at Simprin, Sept. 21. 1699, 62 7. From his ordination to his marriage, July 1700, - 98 8. From his marriage to his removal to Etterick (1707), 162 9. From his removal to Etterick to the oath of abjura
tion refused by him (1712), - : 222 10. From the oath of abjuration refused till his trans
portation to Closeburn, refused by the Commission
280 11. From the transportation to Closeburn refused, to the
notable breach in his health, and alteration in his
- 342 12. From the notable breach in his health, to the time
of closing this account [Nov. 1731, fix months
1. Note on p. 255. concerning the situation of the parish
of Etterick, 2. Ditto on p. 308. Advice to the parish, with respect to
their duty as loyal subjects in the rebellion 1715, 4 3. Ditto on p. 351. Overtures of admillion to the Lord's
table, and debarring from it, - - - 5 4. Mr Gabriel Wilson's speech before the fynod of Merse
and Teviotdale, in defence of his fermon before that