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comet, after its great conflagration, during its perihelion; and even a philofophical description of the appearance of its tail. And in the fucceeding verfes we are told, that none but evil disposed fpirits, and fpirits incapable of any good exertions, will be left thereon.

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Thus ends the representation of the dreadful fcene. But it should ever be remembered, that if this be a right apprehenfion of things; -and if the aionian words are rightly tranflated; nevertheless, He who turneth a planet (an earth) into a comet, can cause an borrid comet to become a chearful planet.—And He who turneth a fruitful land into a defolate wilderness*, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein t, can fay, come again ye children of men ;—and endureth ;-to execute both justice and mercy, not only eis Tès aivas, through the aions ; but εἰς τὲς αἰώνας τῶν αἰωνῶν, ἐν τοῖς gavos, through the aions of aions, in the heavens—that is, for a fucceffion of aions, and of different flates of his creatures ;-even for ever and ever, in the heavens.

Whether fuch events as have been alluded

* Pfalm xc. ver. 3.

+ Pfalm cvii. ver. 34

to,

APPENDIX.

SECTION II,

CONCERNING

THE EXPRESSIONS RELATING TO

THE PIT;

AND

THE LOWER, OR NETHER PARTS OF THE EARTH.

VOL. II.

APPENDIX.

SECTION II,

CONCERNING

THE EXPRESSIONS RELATING TO

THE PIT;

AND

THE LOWER, OR NETHER PARTS OF THE EARTH,

VOL. II.

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