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INTRODUCTION. page 3

ESSAY I.
CHAOS And CREATION.
Passage.

And the earth was without form, and void, and dark-

nels was upon the face of the deep ; aud the spirit of

God moved upon the waters. p. 7

ESSAY II.

ORIGIN Of DRESS.
Passage.

And they were both nak'd, the man and his wife, and.

wer" not ashamed. p. 19

ESSAY III.

LONGEVITY,

Passage.

And all the days of Mathuselah were nine hundred

sixty and nine years. p. a6

ESSAY IV.

ORIGIN Of SHIPPING.

Passage.

And God said unto Noah, make thee an ark. of gopher

wood ; rooms strait thou make in the ark, and shalt

pitch it within, and without, with pitch. p. 2.6.

E S S A Y V.

The DOVE.

Passage.

He sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters

were abated irom oil' the face of the ground.
But the dove found no rest for the f>>le of her loot, and

she returned unto him into the ark; for the waters

were on the face of the whole earth. Then he put

forth his hand and took her, and pulled her in

unto him, into the ark.
Arid he stayed yet other seven days3 and again he

lent forth J.e dove out of the ark.
And the dove came into him in the evening, and lo, in

her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt Off; so Noah

knew that the waters were abated.

And Tic stayed yet other seven fiiys, and sent forth the dove, which returned not again to him any more.

E SS A.Y VI. p. 30

The SEASONS.

Passat, E.

While the earth remaineth, seefi-time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and d•iy • tid night, shall not cease. p. o.t

ESSAY VII. *'
SUPREMACY Of MAN.
Passage.

And>God said to Noah, the sear of you, and the dread
of vou, shall be upon evr-ry beast of the earth, and
upon every fowl of the air; upoa all that moyeth
upon the earth, aud upon all the sistics of the sea: in-
to your hand are th;-y delivered. p. 37
ESSAY VIII
Story Of ABRAHAM And LOT.
Passage.

And there was a strife bretween Abraham's herdmen and Lot's herdmen. p. 43

ESSAY IX.
. -; , M E R C Y.

* Passage.

And Abraham said, wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked, O Lord? Per.idventure, there be fifty righteous within the city; wilt thou also destroy and not spare the city, for the fifty righteous that are therein ? &c. p. ^3

E S S A Y X
Story Of ABRAHAM And ISAAC.
Passage.

And it came to pass after these things that God did
tempt Abraham. . p. 40
ESSAY XI.
DEATH or ABRAHAM
Passage.

Then Abraham g-ive up the ghost, and died in a good
old a,5", an old mat! aud full of years, and was ga-
thered to lus people. p. £5
ESSAY XII.
Story JACOB And RACHEL.
Passage.

Arid J,icob served seven years for Rachei, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. p. 58

ESSAY XIII.
Reconciliation or JACOB And ESAU.
Passage.

And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck and kissed him; and they wept.

ESSAY XIV. p. 69

STORY Of DINAH
Passage.

And Dinah, the daughter, of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land. p. 77

ESSAY XV.
LIFE And DEATH.
Pas Sace.

And Bclah died, and Jabob reigned in his stead.
And Jabob died, and Husham reigned in his stead.
And Huiham died, and Hadad reigned in his stead.

ESSAY XVI. ' p. 84

STORY Of JOSEPH.
Passage.

He made Joseph a coat of many colours. p. 88

ESSAY XVII. ,
DEATH Of JACOB.
Passage.

And it came to pass, after these things, that one told
Joseph: Behold thy father is sick ; and he took with
him his two sons, Manaflah and Ephraim.
And one told ]acob, and said: Behold thy son Jo-
seph conieth to see thee; and Israel strengthened him-
self, and sat upon Hs bed. p. Qc
E S S A Y XVIII.
GENEROSITY Of JOSEPH.
Passage.

And when Joseph's brethren'saw that their tather was dead, they said : Joseph will peradventure hate us, and will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto him. p. xOi

ESSAY XIX.
The Birth And Bravery Ofmoses. -
Passage. v

And iher; went a man out of the house of Levi, and i.".> 'J wife a daughter of Levi,

And the woman conceived, and bare a son p. io' * ESSAY XX.

, The MIRACLES

Passage.

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, and took a timbrel in her hand ; and all the women went out af ter her with timbrels, and with dances. And Miriam answered them, ling unto the L'rd, for he hath triumphed gloriousty: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. p. 110 ESSAY XXIINSTITUTES Of MOSES. Passage.

And if a man cause a blemish in his neighbour ; and she hath done, so shall it be done unto him. p. 115

ESSAY XXII.
Story Of BALAAM And His ASS.
Passage.

And the Lord opened the mouth of the ass, and me said unto B'i.am, what have I done unto thee, that thou hast smitten me these three times? p. 119

ESSAY XXIII.
D E A T H Of M O S E S.
Pass Ace.

And the Lord said unto Moses, get thee up into thi^
mount Abarim, and see the Land which I have given
unto the children of Israel
And when thou hast seen it, thou also shalt be gathered
unto thy people. p. 126

ESSAY XXIV.
Story Of CALEB And Otiiniel.
Passage.

And Caleb said, he that fmiteth Kirjath-sepher, and taketh it, to him will I give Achsah my daughter to wife. p. Ijo

ESSAY XXV.
Story Of NAOMI And RUTH.
Passage.

-_And Ruth said, intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee ; for whither thou gocst I will go, and where thou lodgeft, I will lodge: thy people,- shall be my people; and thy God, my God. ' p- 135

ESSAY XXVI.
GOLIAH Of GATH. |
Passage.

And David said unto Saul, let no man's heart fail be-
rause of him: thy servant will go aud fight with thi*
Philistine. p. ttT

ESSAY XXVII.
Story Of ELIJAH And The Widow Of
ZAREPHATH.

Passage.

And she said, as the Lord thy God liveth, I hpve not

a cake, but a handful of meal in a barrel, and a lit-

tle oil in a cruse. p. 176

ESSAY XXVIII.

CHARACTER Of SOLOMON.

Passage.

And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man, un-

der his vine, and under his tig-tree, from Dan, even

Lo Beer-shcha, all the davs of Solomon. p. 189

ESSAY XXIX.

CONCLUDING STRICTURES.

Ox Scriptural Sublimity And Beauty.
Passage.

He was honoured in the midil of the people, in his
commg out of the sanctuary. p. igi

Doctor Dwight's Diisertation on the History, Elo-
quence and Poeiry of the Bible. ?. at J

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