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Liberty, religious, what, 137, 247.
Libraries, the use and abuse of, 104.
Lightfoot, Dr. his opinion of Christ's genealogy, 329.

Of the hymn at his birth, 317.

Of John i. 16. 176. i. 14: 149.
Elucidates fcripture by Rabbies, 320.
Yet justly censures them, 92.
Limborch, his sense of Heb. xi. 6. 262.
Lipenius, enumerates common-place writers, 93.

Quoted, 102.
Lipsius, his remark on human infenfibility, 401.
Literal sense of scripture commended, 164,
Liturgy, English, how pleaded for, 230.
Lloyd, example from him, 432.
Locke, his generous notions of government, 242, 243.

His opinion of the use of fyllogism, 70.

His general view of S. Paul's principles, 41.
Logick, universal, what, 56.

The barbarous form of that of our ancestors, 46.
Hoyos, what, 306, 307. 337.
Longinus, his definition of criticism, 101.
Lord, its import, 296, 297, 298.
Lord's-day, what hurt the popular sense of its morality,

Looking-glasses of the ancients, what, 175.
Love, the substance of religion, 350.

Of God, 221.
Disinterested, whether essential to religion, or even por-

fible, 222.
Lucas Brugensis, his sense of Rom. vii. 25. 150.
Luck, 368.
Luther, how he diffused religious knowledge among the

poor, 22.
What he thought the use of the law, 113. 124.
Luxury, the evils of, 382.
Lyë, his numerous divisions, 45.
Lyra, Nic. de, what he thought of the serpent in paradise,


Maccovius, his notion of the spirit of bondage, 130.
Magick, why some great men have been taxed with, 285.
Magiftrates, civil, what objects are cognizable by them, 247.


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Maimonides, Rabbi, ranks Daniel in the second class of

prophets, 319.
Maius, referred to, 401.
Majoragius, on narration and confirmation, 192.
Maldonat, his sense of John iv. 10. 76.

Recommends the old odium of hereticks, 77.
Malebranche, his opinion of Tertullian's style, 390.
Mamertus, his character, 417, 418.
Manichees, their error concerning the old testament, 142.
Manningham, Dr. referred to, 413.
Manutius, Aldus, examples from him, 378, 379.
Marbury, his fanciful expofition of Obadiah, 434.
Marcellianus, converted by reading Virgil's 4th Eclogue,

Marcionites, denied the old teftament, 142.
Marckius, his objections against pre-existence, 312, 313.
Marets, Des, his notion of the Mosaick economy, 133.

His chief objection against the Millenarians, 295.
Marsh, exposes the vanity of airy theories, 313.
Marsham, referred to, 319.
Masorites, who, 101. 146.
Numbered the verses and letters of the old teftament,

Mafillon, Bishop, censures formal minifters, 239.

Advises his clergy to study scripture, 93:
On Psal. xix. 173.

Examples from him, 58.
Mathematicks, the use of in theology, 357, 358.
Mathematicians, how they fixed church-festivals, 275,
Ma Ortevole, meaning of, 4.
Matthias, Dr. his rules of imitation, 117,

Censures finical preaching, 391. -
Maximus Tyrius, on hope, 420.
Mayer, Dr. referred to, 91.
Mede, his account of the grand apoftacy, 184.
Meelfuhrer, his parallel between Rabbies and christian di.

vines, 321.
Melanahon, has advice on common-placing, 365.
Memoriter, i. e. by heart, the inconveniences of preaching

sermons got, 84•
Memory, artificial, what, 82, 83.
Menesius, how he understood anathema, 424.
Messengers in the primitive church, who, 174.


Metaphors, how to treat, 28, &c.
Methodius, refuted Porphyry, 319.
Milburne, Luke, a sedítious preacher, 408.
Mill, Dr. referred to, 105.
Millenarian divines, how they state their doctrine, 294,
Milton censures careless ministers, 215.
Minister of Christ, what S. Paul thought made one, 179.
Miniftry, gospel, what, 213.
Minutius Felix, his account of the pagan

fander concern-
ing christian ignorance, 186.
His well-grounded triumph over Roman stoicism, 372.
Misna may elucidate scripture, 320, 321.
Missal, Roman, quoted, 265.
Mohammed, his cruel method of propagating his religion,

Molanus, quoted, 102.
Momma, a Cocceian expositor, 344.
Monachism, 278.
Montagne, what kind of genius made the best preacher in

his opinion, 26.
His style, 390.
Montanus, his heresy, what, 114.
Morality, christian, what notions de base it, 361.

Connected with felicity, 235
More, Dr. Henry, endeavoured to revive Origenism, 311.
Moore, Dr. John, examples from him, 410.
Morinus censures those, who trust modern Rabbies, 321.
Mosheim, his account of the sources of monachism, 278.

Of Cocceius and Grotius, 269.
Mossom, example from him, 359,
Motte, De La, his notion of unities of time, place, action,

and intereft, 379.
Muhlius, referred to, 403.
Musculus, his sense of hades, 68.

On the use of common-places, 93.
Mystery, what, 304, 305.

How to defend, 305.

How Dupin thought it should be treated, 118, 119.
Mysticks, their extravagance, 248, 249.

Narration, what, 191.
Nathan, book of, what, 145.


Nativity of Christ, fupernatural, 313, 314.

State of the world at, 317.
A joyful event, 331.
136 opinions concerning the time of, 276.

Placed in every month of the year, 277.
Natural religion, its inefficacy, 112, 113.
Naturalism, what it operates in divinity, 181.
Naude, his apology for great men, 285.
Nazianzen, Gregory, his extravagant praise of Bafil, 9.
Newton, Sr. Isaac, his idea of the figurative style of scrip-

ture, 30.
What first let him a thinking on the law of motion, 39.
His account of the times of Christ's birth and pation,

275, 276.

Referred to, 48. 319.
Newton, Bilhop, how he states the millennium, 244-

On the departing of the sceptre of Judah, 131.
On the identical Messiah, 325.

Referred to, 47:
Nierembergius, his exposition of Cant. i. 12. 355:

Cenfures vain-glorious preachers, 237, 238.
Ninus, what Boulduc thought of him, 425.
Nonjurors, their inconsistency, 257, 258.
Norris, example from him, 419.
Notes on scripture, minifier should avail himself of, 101.

Characteritical, 322.
Novatian, on the form of God, 183.
Novice, who, 94.

Oaths, religious, none in the primitive church, 181.

Cruel and useless, 429, 414.
Obscure terms, 100.
Obfcurity, has its use, 338.

Not always in the writer, 292.

The frequent occasion of it, 11.
Ochin, Bernard, his dramatical fermon on the mars, 21.
Economy, Mosaick, what, 132, &c.
Office, ministerial, what it includes, 213.

Without abilities, a mak, 241.
Oldmixon, quoted, 427.
Olearius, his definition of christian morality, 362, 363:
Ophites, who, 309.


Orator, the best, 24.
Oratorical beauty may be logical deformity, 374.
Origen, held pre-existence, 311.

Opposed the millenarian doctrine, 294.

Mistook a passage in S. Matthew,, 434.
Origin of evil, how Jesus Christ spoke of it, 310.
Original fin, 348, 349.
Oftentation censured, 238,
Outram, how he treats the doctrine of vicarious punish-

ment, 129
Overt acts, the only ones cognizable by the civil magiftrate,

Owen, Dr. John, his rational account of the spirit's opera-

tions, 62.
The fault of his sermons, 27.
Oxford university, the intolerant spirit of, in the reign of

James I. 230.

Pagans, their deplorable ignorance before Chrift's advent:

120, 121, 122.
Of what their religion confifted, 212.
Pagitt complains of vulgar errors in christianity, 253.
Pagninus, his sense of Kupoos, 297.
Panegyrick, what harm it has done, 9.
Paraphrases, minister should avail himself of them, 101.
Parallels, hazardous, because often convertible, 356.

Metaphorical, a poor way of preaching by, 29.
Parentheses, some remarkable, 37.
Particles, what, 372.

Connection of, sometimes important, 375.
Party-spirit, how dangerous in theology, 244. 268.
Pafchal, how he exposes the Jesuits, 110.
Pasor censures the use of Pagan authors in schools, 410,

Patriachal religion, what, 133: 137
Patrick, Bishop, his account of the looking-glasses of the

ancients, 175
Example from him, 387.
Patrum bibliotheca, full of bad expositions of scripture,

Paul, Apoftle, a coherent writer, 40.

A scholar, 436.


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