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The extravagant Mirth of Youth expos’d, from
the Consideration of a Judgment to come.
Occasion'd by the
Mr. George Stennett,
The 17th of September, 1709.
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
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.