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Meditations and contemplations on various subjects. To which are added divine poems. Viz. I. Complaint of God's Absence. II. Praise for Preservation. III. Evening Meditations. IV. Approaching to the Lord's Table. V. On Death. VI. Midnight Meditations. Vii. Contempt of a deceitful World. Viii. Longing for Death and Glory. IX. Vanity of earthly Things. X. On the Loss of a dear Friend. XI. The Soul mounting Heaven-Ward. XII. On the Inconstancy of Man. XIII. On Man's Treachery. XIV. The Power of Love. XV. Crying to God for Mercy. XVI. Hope of saving Mercy. XVII. On Poverty. XVIII. On the Providence of God. XIX. On Afflictions and Discouragements. XX. Content in a moderate Condition. XXI. The Wisdom of God in Providence. XXII. A Meditation on Mortality. Wrote by a young lady, in her retirement.

A. R.
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London : printed for G. Keith, in Gracechurch-Street, 1761.

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vi,[2],216p. ; 12⁰.



The second edition.

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ESTC T95178

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.


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