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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1748 edition. Excerpt: ...away an eff'ential Pollution, he may do this, and more! Shame on the Philofophy of a Newton, who could never teach us how to deftroy, or confecrate away the EJJence of Things: Had he confulted fome of our modern Divinity Jugglers, what Wonders might he not have done? Next to the Consecration of 0)7, comes the Confecration of Water: whereby faith our learned Catechift, 'it is rendered capable of «:c warning away Sins and purifying Souls.' More Miracles ftill! For a natural Element to wafh away moral Pollutions is extraordinary, very extraordinary I confefs! For the E Icment of Water to waHi away an E M 2 vil vil Thought, a Lye, Principles of Rapine and Extortion, out-miracles the Miracles of Rome! It outftrips all her fandtify'd Legends! But Faith to believe thefe Things, is a finguJar Grace, which like the Gift of Continence it not beftow'd upon all. (a) 'Twas the Sentiment of the Roman Orator, that the Spots of the Mind are neither to be wafh'd away with Water, nor with Length of Time. (b) But Cicero was only a learned Pagan. He was no Catholic Prieft, and Nonjuror. Cicero knew no better. Admitting, that neither Water nor Length of Time will wa(b away Sin, yet it muft be confefs'd, that they'll do more, that is, they'll prevent it. They'll prevent the crying Sin-of premeditated Murder, by wafhing away the Charms of Paint-Beauty, and of antiquated Maids and Faces! Return we then to our Author. 'Confecration doth not,' faith he, ' change 'the Subflance, but the Qualities of Water.' Whence comes it to pafs, that he doth not confecrate away the Eflence, or which is the lame, the Subftance of Water, as well as confecrate away the EJJ'ence and Subftance of Oyl? Is there any greater Difficulty or Abfurdity in...
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