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The Vanity of Good Resolutions, without suitable Endeavours.

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science is a domestic Judge, and a Kind of familiar God: And therefore, next to the supreme Majesty of Heaven and Earth, every Man should be afraid to offend his own Reason and Conscience, which, whenever we knowingly do amifs, will beat us with many Stripes, and handle us more severely than the greatest Enemy we have in the World: So that, next to the dreadful Sentence of the great Day, every Man hath Reason to dread the Sentence of his own Conscience. “God indeed is greater than “our Hearts, and knoweth all Things ;' but under him, we have the greateft Reason to fear the Judgment of our own Consciences: For nothing but that can give us Comfort, and nothing can create so much Trouble and Disquiet to us.

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"What is more joyful than the Light? Truly the Light is sweet, (says the wifeft of Men) and a pleafant Thing 'tis to behold the Light of the Sun. See the whole Circuit of the Heavens is replenish'd with Sun-beams, fo that while the Day lafts, wherefoever the Eye is placed, 'tis surrounded with this Enjoyment; it drinks in the easy and general Eleffing, and is thereby entertained with all the

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