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Instances from the few Principles employed to execute his
Purposes in the natural World. Attraction, Gasses, Rare-
faction, Condensation, &c.
upon Earth. (Page 16.)
That he might exercise his Faculties and Virtues. Proof,
from the improvable Reason which distinguishes Mankind
without a Situation fit to call it forth.
Effect of a Community of Goods upon the Opportunities of
Virtue. Nature of Virtue examined. Rewardable Vir-
Statement of the Principle under every Condition of So-
ciety. Its Effect universal, in bringing the Population up
cognition of Property among the existing Families.
Ranks through the Effect of casual Misfortunes, and
striking in the Progress of Civilization.
These Effects dependent upon the relative Ratio of the In-
crease of Population, and of human Sustenance. Their
Consequence, individual Exertion.
Law of Increase, a Law of Design.
Wisdom of the Ordinance.
Objections against the Dispensation.
mulus to exertion necessary to Mankind. Proofs from
derived from the Division of Labour.
Recapitulation of the Argument. Concluding Remarks.
Objections from the Existence of Evil.
Difference of tried and untried Virtue.
of Discipline. Analogy from the Persecutions of the early
On the Goodness of God displayed in the Christian Dis-
pensation. (Page 261.)
The Sacrifice of Christ, a Scheme to obviate the fatal Effects
The Influence of Grace, to counteract the moral Weakness
consequent upon the Fall.