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Justification by faith, explained, iii. 394 ing the belief of a future state of

-St. Paul's and St. James's accounts rewards and punishments, 376_com-
reconciled, 399

pared with modern missionaries, 379

-always enthusiasts, ii. 22

found a people without religion, 47
Kings of the Jews, the viceroys of God, Letiers, whether entitled to patronage of
ii. 468

the great, i. 107–the history of, ii.
Kircher, characterized as a writer, ii. 173 — the antiquity of, among the

244 — his opinion concerning the Egyptians, inferred from their mytho.
Egyptian characters, 196, 372, 390 logic derivation of them, 206 — the

invention of, by A tossa, fabulous, 387

Ler sacra, what, i. 394
Lactantius, an examination of the argu- Liberty, civil, too great an attention to

ment of his treatise De Iru Dei, i. the security of, subversive of religion,

ii. 85
Lamb, paschal, a type of the future

Life, the promises of, under the Mosaic
sacrifice of Christ, iii. 198, 200

law, how to be understood, iji. 141-146
Lamberl, his character, ii. 25

Livy, his character of Scipio Africanus,
Language, a deduction of the origin of, ii. 83

ii. 185–upheld at first by a mixture Locke, Mr., his memory injured by his
of words and signs, 185—its improve. friend Collins, i. 88—his last word to
ment by apologue or fable, 187-its Collins, 89_his observations on the
advance to elegance by the metaphor, Jewish theocracy, ii. 432
189—the revolutions of, traced, 210-- Lord's supper, the antitype of the pas.
Diodorus Siculus's account of the ori. chal lamb, iii. 384--the institution of,

gin of, 375—first taught by God, 375 examined from St. Paul's sense of it,
Law, the two great sanctions of, i. 117 387– Bossuet's objections to the Pro-

Mosaic, the objections brought testan's' opinion of the figure of “ rnis
against the sufficiency of it in obtain- is my body," by those of “I am the
ing its end, equally valid against the vine, I am the door," examined, 468
law of nature, ii. 457—its provision | Lot, his story supposed to be allegorized
against idolatry, 460—-cause of its by Ovid in Baucis and Philemon, i.
inefficacy, 461-its divine institution 438
manifest in the dispensations of provi. Love, Plato's account of the origin of,
dence toward the Jewish people, 465 iii. 341
- the primary intention of, 465—the Lucian, his opinion of death, i. 457–
temporal sanctions of, not transferred his account of the origin of brute-
into the gospel, 598 - illustrations worship controverted, ii. 231
from the prophets of the temporal | Lucius, story of his transformation, from
nature of its sanctions, iii. 1 - the the Golden Ass of Apuleius, i. 295
Christian doctrine shadowed under the Luxury, observations on the vague
rites of, 76—in what sense typical or meaning of that word, i. 157- true
spiritual, 134_not supposed by St. definition of, 159
Paul to offer a future state to its fol- Lycanthropy, a Grecian disorder, ac-
lowers, 164

count of, i. 439
Lawyiver, heroic, displayed in the cha- Lycurgus, his chief aim in the laws of

racter of Æneas, i. 239—from what Sparta, ii. 355
motive induced to have recourse Lyle, anecdote relating to his conjectural
fiction, ii.413

notes touching the origin of the uni.
Lawgivers, summary view of their con- versity of Oxon, &c., ii. 79

duct in the propagation of religion,
iii. 244

Laws, penal, to enforce opinions, only | Macrobius, his account of the doctrines

equitable under a theocracy, ii. 431 of Greek philosopbeis, i. 418
Lazurus, passages in the parable of, Magistrates, civil, their inducement to

explained, with reference to arguments an alliance with the church, i. 344-
founded on them of a furure state two conclusions drawn by believers
being taught by Moses, iii. 154

and unbelievers, from the large share
Legislation, ancient, a divine interposi. of magistrates in the establishment of
tion the very spirit of, i. 237

ancient national religions, ii. 4
Legislators, and their pretended mis. Mahomet, the absurdity of his imitating
sions, an enumeration of, i. 174

Mores in the distinction of meats,
an inquiry into their motives, 176- pointed out, ii. 327_his imitation of
placed by Virgil in Elysium, 275– Moses in the union of civil and reli-
however different from each other in

gious pulicy, 433—the plan on which
other points, unanimous in propagat- his religion was framed, 445, 467—10


what his successes were chiefly owing, | Minerva, exposition of a famous hiero-

glyphical inscription on her temple
Mahomelan writers, a character of, ii. at Sais, ii. 195

Miracles, evidences of an extraordinary
Man, how determined to action, i. 148 providence over the Jewish nation, ii.

-in society described, 153—an in- 493, 499—a necessary confirmation of
quiry into the moral constitution of, the secondary senses of the Jewish

as an individual, and in society, 318 prophecies, iii. 219—the use to be
Man and woman, examination of the made of them in disputes, 317—the

Mosaic account of, iii. 340_examina- testimony required for the belief of,
tion of the command to increase and 406_421-what to be accounted mira-
multiply, 342 Mosaic account of cles, 407—the only proof of a doctrine
their specific nature examined, iii. proceeding from God, 409 — of the
344_their admission into paradise, resurrection of Christ considered, 411
346-- their first religion acquired na- -of casting out devils, or evil spirits,
turally, 346—their early acquisition of considered, 413_of healing natural
speech, 347—religion revealed to them diseases considered, 415_intended to
in paradise, 348—their condition un- defeat the designs of impious men
der natural religion inquired into, 349 considered, 418

- their condition under revealed reli. Mirth, an enemy to chastity, i. 296
gion inquired into, 354

Mission'ıries, Catholic and Protestant,
Manasseh, detail of God's dealings with reasons of the ill success of their mis-
him, iii. 90

sions, i. 376_compared with ancient
Mandeville, examination of his princi. law givers, 379

ple of private vices being public bene. Missions, pretended by ancient legis.
fits, i. 156_his arguments reduced to lators, list of, i. 174
an absurdity, 159

Molech, the meaning of giving sced to
Manicheans, Art. VII, of the Church

him, ii. 144
of England directed against them, iii. Montesquieu, extract of a letter from, to

the author, ii. 67
Mansfield, Lord, dedication of books iv. Moon, its various symbols and attri.
v. vi. lo him, ii. 84

butes, as represented in the pagan
Mead, Dr., his opinion of demoniacs mythology from the Golden Ass of
examined, iii. 472

A puleius, i. 299
Medicine, the parts of, and when each Moral sense, the foundation of, i. 130

obtained in use, ii. 168_indication of Plato the patron of, 134
the great antiquity of, 168

Morality and faith, summary view of
Melchizedec, observations on the story the disputes concerning, ii. 79
of, iii. 269

Mosaic dispensation, not a complete reli-
Melempsychosis, why taught in the Mys-

gion, ii. 55_logically proved to be
teries, i. 277—the doctrine of, how

supported by an extraordinary provi.
employed by the ancients, 439—and dence, 57 - on what principles the
metamorphosis, difference between, proof of it conducted, 58—its limita-
439–Pythagorean notion of, 444– tion to a particular people, no impeach-
came originally from Egypt, and be- ment of the impartiality of God to-
lieved by all inankind, 445-Plato's wards mankind in general, 6)-sum-
notion of, 451-The doctrine of, not mary estimate of, 62 — its divinity

the origin of brute-worship, ii. 231 logically proved, iii. 241, 255
Mericans, remarks on the religion of, i.

ritual, the cause of the admission
169_their use of hieroglyphic writing of sacrifices into it, considered, iii.
illustrated by their manner of paint- 378
ing their prayers, ii. 173_account of sacrifices, had types and also a
a Mexican history in the hieroglyphic moral import, iii. 377
style, 174

Moses, a list of pagan gods and heroes,
Mhhokek, the proper signification of that supposed by Huet to have arisen from
word pointed out, ii. 477

the corruption of his history, i. 438
Middleton, remarks on his Life of Ci. bis account of the Egyptian prieste

cero, ii. 75_his arguments of the hood, a confirmation of those of the
derivation of popish from pagan rites ancient Greek historians, ii. 154—cor-
examined, 415 — his opinion of the roborates their account of the reli.
gift of tongues exposed, ii. 470

gious rites of Egypt, 156 — of the
Milesian fables, what, i. 294

funeral rites of Egypt, 171-of the
Miltın, remarks on the species of poetry division of the lands of Egypt, 172-
in his Paradise Lost, i. 245

the former of the Hebrew alphabet,
Mind and intellect, thé Aristotelian dis- by an improvement of the Egyptian
tinction, i. 486

characters, 207 — the difference be.

tween contradicting the astronomy and

the history written by him, 247-cha-
racters in the pagan mythology sup-

Nature, state of, and civil society, dif-
posed by some to be intended for him,

ference between, i. 117_inquiry into
254_one intention of his law to pro- the systems of, iii. 333
hibit all intercourse between the He- Nebuchadnezzar, inquiry into bis disor.
brews and the Egyptians, 281-his

der, i. 440
motives explained, 281- the reason of Nero, emperor, how deterred-from at-
his unwillingness to undertake his tempting to intrude upon the Eleu-
mission, 301--his laws accommodated sinian mysteries, i. 197
to the prejudices of the Jews, in fa. Newton, Sir Isaac, his account of the
vour of the Egyptian customs, 310_ origin of idolatry, i. 171_his system
this no objection to the divinity of his

of idolatry controverted, ii. 28—his
mission, 315_his knowledge in the

character as a natural philosopher,
Egyptian learning, and the laws by 246_misled by Greek mythologists,
him instituted, a confirmation of the 246—the argument of his Egyptian
divinity of his mission, 352-answers

chronology, 247_his reasons for the
to deistical objections against the divi- identity of Osiris and Sesostris, 248–
nity of his mission, 354_vindicated his mistake in this, illustrated by a
from the supposition of having had case stated in similar terms, 251-the
recourse to fiction in certain cases, 413 source of his mistake, 255_his hypo-
-his injunctions to the Jews against thesis supporied principally by two
the local idolatry of the Cutheans, 448

mythologic fables, 272—mistakes the
his injunctions to the Jews against times of the pagan deities, compared
the local idolatry of Canaan, 453—

with the era of the Trojan war, 273—
the omission of a future state in his his system of chronology contradictory
law, intended, iii. 3—two periods ob- to scripture, 277_his chronology re.
servable in his history, 3—the sense futed by deduction, 277—his account
of his expressions relating to the crea. of Vulcan, compared with that of
tion of man ascertained, 131—the veil Homier, 279_his assertion of the con-
over bis fuce explained, 185

quest of Libya furnishing Egypt with
Moses, Divine Legation of, demon. horses, invalidated, 280_his opinion
strated. The medium employed to es-

of the time when the Egyptians intro-
tablish his divine legation, i. 110- duced animal food, refuted, 286_his
propositions on which this demonstra- period of the division of the lands of
tion depends, 112_summary view of Egypt, disproved, 287_his account of
the opposition this performance met

the first introduction of letters into
with, ii. 101-recapitulation of the Egypt, rejected, 288—his observations,
argument proving his divine legation, relating to the populousness of Egypi,
iii. 238—the length of it accounted

examined, 289-makes Sesostris to be
for, 242-argument designed for the Hercules, 290_quotes Æsculapius as
subject of books vii. viii. ix. of the

the first who built with square stones,
Divine Legation, 265, 338

291-summary view of the dispute
Musa, Antonius, not depicted by Virgil concerning the identity of Osiris with
under the character of lapis, i. 287

Sesostris, 292
Muskets, humorous story of a parcel of, Nile, the happy effects of its annual
with a logical inference, iii. 264

overflowings, ii. 151
Mysteries, of the pagan religion, for Nisus and Euryalus, remarks on the

what purpose instituted, i. 193—what episode of, in the Æneis, i. 243
the original ones, 194—the Eleusi. Noah, his character found to answer to
nian, 195_arguments in favour of, that of the Indian Bacchus, ii. 399
197—who the first institutors of, 232

Nocturnal assemblies, of the primitive
--the abuse of thein in the Christian Christians, first occasion of, ii. 112_

their antiquity among pagans, 130
term, 391—pagan, marks of their Norden, captain, his mistaken conclu-
Egyptian original, ii. 155_summary sion, from a view of the pyramids,
view of, iii. 245

concerning the antiquity of the Egyp-
Mythology, ancient, explanation of, ii. 29 tian hieroglyphics, corrected, ii. 383
-the testimony not to be trusted, in

ascertaining times and facts, 270 —
sources of the confusion in, 271

Oaths, of the citizens of Athens, i. 355—
Mythras, priests of, explanation of their of the priestesses of Bacchus, 3564

names, i. 207–probationary trials solemnly regarded by the Romans,
previous to initiation into the myste- 409_Cicero's opinion of the obliga-
ries of, 256

tion to fulfil, under the belief of the
immutability of the Deity, 468

religion, 390_explanatione Christian

Obelisks, of the ancient Egyptians, the Passover, Jewish, its typical meaning

public records of the times, ii. 194 pointed out, iji. 206
Obligation, duties of perfect and imper- | Patriarchs, Jewish, shown to be no pu-
fect, how distinguished, i. 116

nishers for opinions, iii. 269
Ombites and Tentyrites, occasion of the Patrio's, where placed in Elysium by
intolerant proceedings of, i. 363

Virgil, i. 275
Omens, their admission into ancient his. Paul, St., why brought before the court

tory, accounted for, i. 173_two kinds of Areopagus at Athens, i. 371-why
of, 237

supposed not to be brought before that
On, some account of the priests of, ii. court in a criminal view, 403—the

sense of his words in Heb. xi. 6, as-
Oneirocrilic art, explained, ii. 220– certained, ii. 53–for what purpose

whence the art of deciphering bor- called to the apostleship, 323-cita-
rowed, 222

tions from, in proof that the doctrine
Oracles, the original motive of consult- of a future state was not known under
ing them, ii. 263

the Mosaic dispensation, iii. 18—that
Origen, and Celsus, comparative charac- its sanctions were all temporal, 22—

ters of, i. 194—his account of the his sentiments of persecution before
Stoical renovation, 457_his misun- and after conversion, 53_his defi-
derstandings of the promises of the nition of faith, 158—a seeming con-
Jewish law pointed out, iii. 290

tradiction in, between Acts xiii. 32,
Orpheus, said to have been struck dead and Heb. xi. 39, reconciled, 162_an

by lightning, i. 228-where placed in important passage in his Epistle to the
Elysium by Virgil, 275

Romans, viii. 3, 4, expounded, 163
Osiris, and Sesostris, their identity con- his account of the institution of the

troverted against Sir Isaac Newton, Lord's supper, examined, 387—his
ii. 249—who, 255_and Sesostris, dis. account of justification by faith, recon-
tinguished, 255, 258—account of, and ciled to that of James, 399
his cortege, from Diodorus Siculus, Pelasyians, account of their adoption of
255—his symbols, 260—proof of his the names of the Egyptian gods, and
antiquity equal to Moses, 260_his application of them to their own dei.
superior antiquity to Sesostris, ascer- ties, from Herodotus, ii. 264_commu-
tained, 260_his various characters at nicate the names of the Egyptian gods
different places, as expressed in an to the Greeks, 265
epigram of Ausonius, 269—repre- Perfection, the doctrine of, inquiry con-
sented in the golden calf of the Egyp- cerning it, iii. 398
tians, 303

Peripatetics, their notions of Providence,
Ovid, remarks on his Metamorphosis, i. i. 474

Peripatetics and Old Academy, their
Ovid's Metamorphosis, a popular history conformity, ii. 71

of providence, i. 441-key to his Persecution for religious opinions, the
poem, 443—Metamorphosis founded true origin of, traced, ii. 109; iji. 269
on the metempsychosis, 443_his ac- -inquiry into the nativity of, ii. 121
count of Tryphon's war with the gods, -frequently an engine of state, 125–
ii. 227

discountenanced by the gospel dispen-
Oxyrynchite and Cynopolitæ, Plutarch's sation, iii. 53

account of the religious contest be- | Persians, why they had no statues of
tween, i, 364

their gods, i. 171 — their superstition

described in Ezekiel's visions, ii. 309

Peruvians, remarks on the religion of,
Paganism, chiefly founded in the deiti- i. 169

cation of dead men, i, 170-ancient, Peter, his vision of the clean and un-
the religion of the civil magistrate, clean beasts, explained, ii. 326_bis
171_favourer of mysteries, 235—the double sense, pointed out, iii. 216
genius of, considered as opposed to the Pharaoh, king of Egypt, the scripture
true religion, 361-intercommunity of account of, ii. 151-promotes Joseph,
worship general in, 362

155_-an illustration of the oneirocritic
Pan, how painted by the Egyptians, ii. ait, drawn from Joseph's interpretation

of his two dreams, 222_his chariots
Pantomime, historical anecdote of the and cavalry, in the pursuit of the
great expression of one,

iii. 191-story

Israelites, 280
of a famous one at Rome, 299

Pharmacy, general division of, ii. 169
Parable, the origin and nature of, ii. Phenician superstition, described in Eze-

kiel's visions, ii. 309
Parmenides, the philosopher, his public Pherecydes Syrus, the first advancer of
and private doctrines, i. 417

the notion of the To év, i, 493

Philosophers, Greek, legislative, always | Pope, Mr., his observations on Lord

professed belief in a future state ; Bolingbroke, i. 338
mere philosophers, the contrary, i. 425 Poppy, why the juice of, is used in the
-the causes which induced them to ceremonial of the shows in the
disbelieve a future state of rewards Eleusinian mysteries, i. 261
and punishments, 467—their concep- Porphyry, and Clemens Alexandrinus,
tions of the soul, 478

their accounts of the Egyptian charac-
Philosophy, the study of, not the only ters and writing, ii. 191_his account

business for which man is sent into of the origin of brute-worship, ccntro-
the world, i. 379

verted, 233
Physic, critical inquiry into the state of, Posterity, why the punishments of the
in ancient Egypt, ii. 157

Mosaic law extended to them, iii, 5-
Pirithous, account of the fable of his the case argued, 7

design to steal Proserpine from hell, Posthumius, extract from his speech on
i. 270

the introduction of foreign worship to
Planet-worship, the earliest species of Rome, i. 356_his intention only 10

idolatry, ii. 30—the first religion of prevent the exercise of unlicensed
Greece, 260

religion, 373
Plants, worshipped by the Egyptians, Pre-existence of the soul, inquiry into
ii. 223

the sentiments of the ancients con-
Plato, the proem to his laws, i. 191_his cerning, i. 480

definition of sacrilege, 191—the first Press, liberty of the, propensity of the
of his laws, 192_his public writing present age to infidelity, not to be as-
shown to differ from his private senti- cribed to, i. 78the complaints of its
ments, 417–a character of his poli-

being restricted, disingenuous, 79
tics and philosophy, 448_Cicero's Prideaur, his account of the deification
remarks on his Phædo, 450-in what of heroes, controverted, ii. 238
sense an advocate for the immortality Priests, pious and virtuous, where placed
of the soul, 451_his sentiments con- in Elysium, by Virgil, :. 275
cerning the soul, 484

Principles, good and evil, the belief of,
Platonisis, their notions of Providence, how guarded against by the writer of
i. 475

the book of Job, iii. 116
Pleasure, allegorical view of the dangers Priscillian, the first sufferer for opinion,
attending an indulgence in, i. 296

ii. 124
Pliny, the reason of his persecuting the Prodigies, fc., their admission into an-

Christians, ii. 110, 116_his doubts cien: history, accounted for, i. 173
respecting the manner of proceeding Prophecies, scripture, defended from the
against Christians, 116

insinuations of Dr. Middleton, iii.
Plutarch, his opinion of two principles, 204_their primary and secondary

i. 187—his derivation of superstition, senses, distinguished, 221_misunder.
337_his notion of death, 465_ob. stood by the Jews, and why so or.
servations on his recital of the opinion dained, 229—the use to be made of
of the philosophers, concerning the them in disputes, 317
soul, 488—an examination of his com- Prophecy, what a necessary confirmation
parison between superstition and athe- of their reference to the Messiah, iii.
ism, ii. 8_his famous exclamation to 221-an evidence of a doctrine pro-
his countrymen, 13-accuses the Jews ceeding from God, 422—considerations

of worshipping swine, 393
Pococke, his account of the Egyptian Prophets, reason of the institution of a

hieroglyphics, ii. 367_objections to school for, ii, 317
his account, 367

Jewish, an inquiry into the
Poisons, the virtue of, i. 102

nature of the divine commission to,
Policy, human, Critias of Athens, his ii. 62—rational account of their il-
history of, ii. 3

lustrating their prophecies by signs,
Political romances, the common errors 185
they have all fallen into, i. 120

Propitiatory sacrifice, origin and nature
Polybius, his testimony in favour of the of it, explained, iii. 371

piety of the Romans, i. 408_his opi. Providence, the doctrine of, the great
nion as to the means by which states sanction of ancient laws, i. 179—the
are brought to ruin, 409_remarks on spirit of legislation depends on the
his character, 409

doctrine of a, 235—the inequalities of,
Polytheism, in what it consisted, ex- how rectified by the ancients, 439
plained, i. 299

what kind of, believed by the ancient
Pomponatius, some account of, i. 123– theistic philosophers, 474_adminis.

his opinion of a future state, defended tration of, at various times, considered,
against Bayle, 124

ii. 338_remarks on the different re-

on, 422

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