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COMPILED BY A LADY.
From the Collections and I'ritings of
COUNTESS OF HUNTINGDON, MRS.
MR. SMITH, AND OTHERS.
No. 249. Pearl-street.
Desires of the Soul.
what imaginable excellency wouldft thou clothe thyself? What desirable objects wouldit
thou pitch upon ? Is it beauty? The righteous > shall shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of
heaven, and the wise as the brightness of the firmament for ever and ever. Is it riches? Wealth and riches are in the house of God ; every one in his family shall have a rich, a glorious, an incorruptible and eternal inheritance among the saints. What is it then? Is it honour ? What
honour like to this, to be a friend and a favourIs ite of God, and a spouse of Christ? To have a
crown of righteousness, of life, and of glory? Yet more, a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory set upon thy head. Yet again, is it pleasure The just shall enter into their mas. ter's joy, and there are rivers of pleasure at his right hand for evermore. In a word, what wouldn