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poems we find a cheerfulness and serenity denoting a mind at peace with itself, and which gave to his prison lays a sweetness irresistibly touching. His muse does not demand our admiration by the splendour of her charms, but rather wins our love by the simplicity, the modesty, and the grace of her demeanour. We feel in her presence, as with a beloved friend, whose eyes always strike
“A bliss upon the day.'” Wither's writings were numerous, many being satirical and others devotional. One of the latter class is given at page 92, Evening Hymn.)
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Dependence upon God: Dr. Lightfoot, 236.
252 ; Richard Hooker, 255; Bishop Jeremy Taylor, 256. Repentance :
Richard Hooker, 266; Dr. Lightfoot, 270. Charity:
Archbishop Sandys, 271; Anthony Farindon, 273. Meekness : John Wickliff, 274. Christian Mourners : Bishop Coverdale, 277. Mercy: Archbishop Sandys, 278. Christian Patience: Roger Hutchinson, 281. Spiritual Life: Richard Hooker, 285. Sanctifying Grace: Richard Hooker, 288. Justifying and Sanctifying Righteousness : Richard Hooker, 290. Touching Prayer for Deliverance from Sudden Death : Richard Hooker, 294. Affected Atheism : Richard Hooker, 297. Mockers: Richard Hooker, 299. Want of Christian Progress : Ralph Cudworth, 301. Zeal: Ralph Cudworth, 303. Evangelical Righteousness : John Smith, 305. The Vanity of a Pharisaical Righteousness : John Smith, 308. The Excellency and Nobleness of True Religion: John Smith, 310. The Duty of Comforting One Another : Anthony Farindon, 315. Commune with your own Hearts : Dr. Lightfoot, 320. The Blessing of a Long Life: Dr. Lightfoot, 325. Self Knowledge: Archbishop Leighton, 329. Sins of the Tongue : Archbishop Leighton, 330. Religion in Daily Life: Archbishop Leighton, 335. Hypocrisy: Archbishop Leighton, 338. Alms: Archbishop Leighton, 339. Thanksgiving: Bishop Hall, 342. Rules of Good Advice for our Christian and Civil Carriage : Bishop Hall, 343. Upright Walking Safe Walking: Dr. Barrow, 346. Living in Peace: Dr. Barrow, 350.