The royal marriage, king Lemuel's lesson [Proverbs, ch. 31] practically paraphras'd

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FleſhEating not fo much used by the Antients
42
Sobriety is requifite in all Profeffions
43
Precept ought to be confirmd by Practice
44
Difmal Effects of Intemperance
48
Relieving the diftreßed a great Duty
51
Modern Luxuries outdo the Heathen Gods
54
Charms of lewd Women dangerous
57
Rigour better than Remifnefs to reform fome Vices
62
Starvlings the greatest Objects of Compaſſion
64
Perithing People most to be allowed strong Liquors
65
Charity is the Queen of all Virtues
67
Dispatch inhances Acts of Kindness
70
Riches are often changing Masters
71
Famous Examples of Generofity
74
Princes may be too liberal to worthless Perfons
75
Poverty is an afflicting Story
82
Contentment a Care for Poverty
83
Prodigals meet with no Credit or Compaffion
88
70
89
Advantages of Poverty fet forth by Examples
91
Royal Prefence in Courts would do well sometimes
97
Pardoning often more Prudence than punishing
98
FreeThinking bad both in Politicks and Religion
99
Redeeming of Slaves c glorious in a Prince
104
Mercy difplayd a meek hearted Virtue
106
Forgiving of Enemies the trueft Mark of Mercy
107
Defcription of a merciful King
108
Clemency often proves the best Policy
110
Acts of Oblivion not ſo prudential
113
Scripture not difaffected to a lawful Government
115
Delays in fuftice difcommendable
119
Counſellours evil to be punishd not the King
120
Affaffines deferve what they defign
121
Injustice and Cruelty Brothers of Iniquity
122
Peace is preferved by publick Fuftice
124
Murder feldom fcapes unpunished in this Life
125
Cruelty contrary to the Nature of Government
126
Just Princes judge not by Report or Proxy
130
Magiftrates apt to follow their Kings Example
131
PauperCanfes never ought to be flighted
132
Avarice an unaccountable Vice
135
Covetousness the Root and Branch of all Evil
136
Dignity of a good Wife defcribd
141
Piety Confcience c not to be forbid any Court
142
Felicity does not lie in fanciful Fopperies
145
Imitation is the greatest Part of Life
146
Celibacy may be prudential not Neceffary
147
Devotion fhould neither be foppish nor flovenly
149
Mediocrity the Standard of all Virtues
150
MarriageHaters fatyrically ridiculd
158
Fidelity in a marryd Couple the main Point
161
InterMarriages of Princes procure Peace
166
Spendthrifts become minumental Beggars
168
Prefumption the Ruin of Princes
171
Religion is far above Morality
175
Death only can part a loving Couple
179
Arrias Love to Pætus defcanted
180
Reviling of Husbands the worst breeding
182
Jealously most pernicious in Families
183
Conjugal Love rarely exemplified
204
Power of Love goes farther than Mortality
205
Affection cannot be bounded by Sea or Land
206
SouthSea Cheats deluded the fair Sex
208
Meat in due Seafon very requifite
216
Duty of a wife Oeconomist
220
Frugality the Way to good Fortune
228
Mistresss Eye makes a House flourish
231
FairDealing highly commendable
238
Pawnbroking c abominable Sins
240
Royal Exchange ought to be most encouragd
241
Diſtaff and Spindle delight the Induftrious
242
Arts useful in all Callings
245
Cloathing as neceffary as daily Foad
246
Idlenefs the Mother of most Mijchiefs
252
Affiftance and Forgiveness Effects of Charity
256
Charity begins but must not end at Home
258
Prifoners for Life the greatest Oljeds of Relief
260
Sufferers for ConfcienceSake deferve most Relief
265
Change of Apparel fit for different Seafons
267
Apparel as Old as our First Parents
268
Dreffing ought to be difcreetly Modeft
270
Storms never difturb the virtuous
272
FuneralPomp vainglorioufly foolish
273
Array internal better than external
274
Mafquerades are of dangerous Confequence
278
Ariadnes Clew a rare Instance of Love
280
Drapery of the Mind better than the Body
282
Matrimony a most honourable Calling
285
Fidelity to the King the greatest Glory
290
Curiofities of Nuns worthy of Imitation
294
Ambition deftructive of all Government
299
Religion of a virtuous Queen
304
Converfation well regulated most delightful
307
Speech to be difcreetly governd
312
Friendship is the very Bond of Society
315
Adversity the truest Teft of Friendship
317
Royal Pair characterizd
318
Miftreffes of Families to be very circumfpet
323
Crowns not to be leffend or impoverished
325
Robbers of Nations fhould be made to refund
326
Inftruction of Children how neceffary
329
Admonition proper for Youth
330
Correction to be given froward Children
331
Degenerating prevented by Care and Education
333
Forcd or unequal Matches not adviſeable
336
Mortgages are a Canker in an Estate 223
338
Rhetorick cannot reach the Worth of Virtue
339
Church requires the devouteft Reverence
341
Favours the greater that are not askd
343
Donors inrichd by their Charity
344
Adam invested with univerfal Dominion
349
SelfIntereft perverts all Friendship
353
Female Beauty not to be confided in
355
Inteftine Farrs exemplifyd among the Romans 299
359
Melancthon calls this LeffonThe Ladies LookingGlafs
361
Summary of all Virtues in Chap 2 ver 15 to Timothy
362
Modern Marriages almost parallel to Solomons
367

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Page 365 - No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls, for the price of wisdom is above rubies. The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.
Page 116 - Thy throne, O God, is for and ever and ever : the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre. Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness : therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
Page 115 - For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease. 8 Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground; 9 Yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.
Page 359 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.
Page 313 - For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: let him eschew evil, and do good ; let him seek peace and ensue it.
Page 116 - By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life.
Page 366 - ... shall be brought unto the King in raiment of needle-work : the virgins that be her fellows shall bear her company, and shall be brought unto thee. With joy and gladness shall they be brought : and shall enter into the King's palace. Instead of thy fathers thou shalt have children : whom thou mayest make princes in all lands. I will remember thy name from one generation to another : therefore shall the people give thanks unto thee, world without end.
Page 11 - The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. 2 What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows?
Page 118 - I acknowledge ; but the foundation and root is obedience to the golden rule of " doing to others as you would be done by," and bearing the precept in mind in little things as well as in great ones.
Page 211 - He doth not forbid honest and moderate forecast and provision, as if it were not lawful for- Christians to deal in matters appertaining to the good estate of this life; for he hath said unto Timothy, 1 Tim. v. If there be any that provideth not for his own, and namely, for them of his household, he denieth the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

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