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DIVINE

SERMON

ON THE

MOUN T,

CONTAIN'D

In the Vth, VIth, and VIIth Chapters of
St. MATTHEW's Gospel,

EXPLAINED:

And the Practice of it Recommended in divers
SERMONS and DISCOURSES.

In FOUR VOLUMES.

To which is prefix'd,

A PARAPHRASE on the whole
SERMON on the MOUNT:

And Two Copious Indexes annex'd; one of the Scriptures
explain'd, the other of the particular Heads treated of in
the Work.

By JAMES BLAIR, M. A.
Commiflary of Virginia, President of William and Mary
College, and Rector of Williamsburgh in that Colony.

The SECOND EDITION.

WITH

A Recommendatory Preface by the Reverend

Dr. WATERLAND.

LONDON:

Printed for J. BROTHERTON, at the Bible in Cornbill; and
J. OSWALD, at the Rofe and Croton in the Poultry. MDCCXL.

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THE

PREFACE

TO THIS

NEW EDITION.

HE worthy Author living (if he yet lives) at too great a Distance to attend this Edition, or to give it a new Preface, I was defired to take that small Trouble upon me: Which I do with the more Pleasure, partly, out of a grateful Respect to a Perfon by whofe pi

ous and learned Labours I have been fo agreeably inftructed; and partly, to excite others to give them the more ferious and careful Perufal. I fhould have been glad to have had it in my Power to oblige the Publick with fome Account of the Life and Character of this good Man: Who while he has fhined abroad, in a far diftant Land, has been but a little known here; except it be by these his printed Works,

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