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greatest utility to all those who read the Bible, and desire fully to understand the various customs, manners, &c. referred to in that sacred book, written in French by the Abbe FLEURY, and translated by Mr. FARNEWORTH, much enlarged from the apparatus biblicus of Pere LAMY, and corrected and improved throughout by ADAN CLARKE, in 1 vol. crown 8vo. 4s boards.
This little book contains a concise pleasing, and just account of the manners, customs, ins, polity, and religion of the Israelites. It is an excellent introduction to the reading of the Od Testament, and should be put into the hands of every young person: an elegant English version of it, by Mr. Farneworth, was first printed in 1756. Vide Bishop Horne's Discourses, yo! 1. 25 A SERIOUS CALL TO A DEVOUT AND HOLY LIFE, adapted to the state and condition of all orders of Christians, by W. Law, A.M. The fourteenth edition, corrected; to which is added some account of the Author, and Three Letters to a Friend, not before published in any of his Works; also Two Letters from Clergymen in the Established Church, strongly recommending the Serious Call, &c. of the Author, his Character by E. Gibbon, Esq: the historian, and a list of all his works, large print, in 1' vol. 8vo. 6s in boards
*4* Dr. Johnson says, Law's Serious Call is the finest piece of hortatory theology in any language.Vide his Life by Boswell, 8vo. vol. 2.
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Vide Clergymen's Letter, Gents. Mag. Nov. 1800. 26 CLARKE'S (Dr. Samuel) COLLECTION of the PROMISES OF SCRIP TURE, under their proper heads, recommended by Dr. WATTS, & new edition on fine paper, 12mo. 3s, or with the Life of Christ added 3s 6d
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*+* Maclaurin's Sermons and Essays is a work of uncommon worth, truth, and experience, traced to their genuine principles, a mind equally devout and penetrating, and language highly expressive and energetic.- -Vide Dr. Williams's Christian Preacher.—For an high character see also the Evangelical and Theological Magazine.
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