A letter from the Lord Bishop of London: to the clergy and people of London and Westminster, on occasion of the late earthquakes

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J. Whiston, 1750 - Earthquakes - 12 pages
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Page 13 - Christ be not reduced to a mere state of anarchy and confusion, in which every man is left to do what is right in his own eyes. " And we beg leave to close these observations in the words of...
Page 12 - But let us not despair ; there is still one remedy left, and whatever reason we have to condemn ourselves, yet of this we may be sure, that God has not ' forgotten to be gracious.' To him then let us turn with hearty repentance for our sins ; and with a resolution to do, each of us in his proper station, what lies in our power to stem the torrent of iniquity which threatens our ruin.
Page 7 - Blasphemy and horrid imprecations domineer in our streets, and poor wretches are every hour wantonly and wickedly calling for damnation on themselves and others, which may be (it is much to be feared) too near them already. Add to this the lewdness and debauchery that prevail amongst the lowest people, which keeps them idle, poor, and miserable, and renders them incapable of getting an honest...

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