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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

HINTS FOR FORMING THE CHARACTER OF A

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Chap. XXIX_Of Periodical Essay Writers, par.

YOUNG PRINCESS.

ticularly Addison and Johnson,

83

Page.

Chap. I—Introductory Chapter,

6 Chap. XXX--Books of Amusement,

86

Chap. II—On the Acquisition of Knowledge,

7 Chap. XXXI-Books of Instruction,

90

Chap. III—On the importance of forming the

Chap. XXXII—The Holy Scriptures—The Old

Mind,

10

Testament,

92

Chap. IV–The Education of a Sovereign a Spe-

Chap. XXXIU--The Holy Scriptures, The New

cific Education,

12

Testament,

94

Chap. V-Importance of Studying Ancient His Chap. XXXIV—On the Abuse of Terms s-Enthu-

16 siasm-Superstition---Zeal for Religious Opin-

Chap. VI-Laws-Egypt-Persia,

18

ions no Proof of Religion,

97

Chap. VII-Greece,

20 Chap. XXXV—The Reformation,

102

Chap. VIII–Rome,

23 Chap. XXXVI—On the importance of Religious

Chap. IX-Characters of Historians, who were

Institutions and Observances-- They are suit-

themselves concerned in the transactions which ed to the nature of Christianity, and particu-

they record,

26 larly adapted to the Character of Man, 104

Chap. X-Reflections on History-Ancient His Chap. XXXVII–Of the Established Church of

torians,

28

England,

106

Chap. XI-English History-Mr. Hume,

31 Chap. XXXVIII- Superintendence of Provi-
Chap. XII–Important Æras of English History

dence manifested in the Local Circumstances,

-Alfred-King John-Henry VII., 32 and in the Religious History of England, 111

Chap. XIII_Queen Elizabeth,

34 Chap. XXXIX--The Same Subject continued

Chap. XIV-Moral Advantages to be drawn

Tolerant Spirit of the Church-Circumstan-
from the Study of History, independent of the

ces which led to the Revolution, and to the
examples it exhibits-It proves the Corrup-

Providential Succession of the House of Han-
tion of Human Nature-It demonstrates the

115

superintending power of Providence-Illus-

Chap. XL-On Christianity as a Principle of

trated by instances,

37 Action, especially as it respects Supreme

Chap. XV-On the Distinguishnig Characters of

Rulers,

120

Christianity,

40

Chap. XVI_On_the Scripture Evidences of

Christianity. The Christian Religion peculiar-

Chap. I-On the writers of Pious Books,

ly adapted to the Exigencies of Man; and Chap. II-On Providence,

especially

calculated to supply the Defects of Chap. 111-Practical Uses of the Doctrine of Providence, 135

Heathen Philosophy,

43 Chap. IV-Tby will be done,

138

Chap. XVI—The Use of History in teaching the

Chap. V-On Parable,

142

Choice of FavouritesFlattery-Our Taste

Chap. VI-On the Parable of the Talebts,

145

Chap. VII-00 Cofluence, considered as a Talent,
Improved in the Arts of Adulation-The Chap. VIII-On Time, considered as a Taleof,
Dangers of Flattery exemplified,

48 Chap. IX-On Charity,

Chap. XVIII-Religion Necessary to the Well Chap. X-On Prejudice,

159

Being of States,

51 Chap. XI-Particular Prejudices,
Chap. XIX-Integrity the True Political Wis-

Chap. XII-Farther Capses of Prejudice,

Chap. XIII-Humility the only true Greatneu,

dom,

56

Chap. XX-On the True Arts of Popularity,

Chap. XIV-02 Retirement,

59 Chap. xv-Dangers and Advantages of Retirement,

Chap. XXI— The importance of the Royal Ex Chap. XVI-An Inquiry, why some Good Sort of People

ample in promoting Loyalty--On False Patri-

otism-Public Spirit,

62 Chap. XVII–The Inquiry, why some Good Sort of People

Chap. XXII—On the Graces of Deportment-

are not better, continued,

185

Chap. XVIII--Thoughts respectfully suggested to Good Sort

Habits of Domestic Life,

The Dispositions necessary for Business of People,

63 Chap. xix-0. Habits,

193

Chap. XXIII–On the Choice of Society-Sin Chap. XX-On the [oconsistency of Christians with Chris-

cerity the bond of Familiar Intercourse-Lib-

tianity,

199

erality-Instances of Ingratitude in Princesa

Chap. XXI-Expostulation with the inconsistent Christian, 202

On raising the tone of Conversation-And of

Chap. XXII-Reflections of an inconsistent Christian after a

serious perusal of the Bible,

Manners,

65 Chap. XXIII-The Christian in the World,

208

pChap. XXIV-On the Art of Moral Calculation, Chap. XXIV-Difficulties and Advantages of the Christian

w and forming a Just Estimate of Things and

in the World,

Persons,

68 Chap. XXV-Candidus,

Chap. XXV-On Erroneous Judgment-Charac-

Chap. XXVI-The established Christian,

222

ter of Queen Christina of Sweden-Compar.

AN ESSAY ON THE CHARACTER AND PRACTICAL WRITINGS

ison of Christina with Alfred,

71
Chap. XXVI–Observations on the Age of Louis Chap. I-Introductory Remarks on the Morality of Pagad-
XIV. and on Voltaire,

73 ism, showing the necessity of the Christian Revelatica,
Chap. XXVII—An examination of the Claims of Cbap. II-On the Historical Writer of the New Testa-
those Princes who aspired to the appellation of

76

Chap. III-On the Epistolary Writers of the New Testa-

Chap. XXVIII—Books,

ment, particularly Saint Paul,

81 Chap. IV-Saint Prul's Faith, a practical Principle, 240

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are not better,

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