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THE

WORKS

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WILLIAM PALEY, D.D.

ARCHDEACON OF CARLISLE.

TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,

THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR.

COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.

LONDON:
T. NELSON AND SONS, PATERNOSTER ROW:

AND EDINBURGH.

MDCCCLI.

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CONTENTS.

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DEDICATION

XXVII CHAP. XII-Contracts of Labour-Commissions

PRETACR

xxix CHAP. XIII.-Contracts of labour-Partnership

CHAP. XIV. Contracts of Labour-Offices

CHAP. XV.-Lies

CHAP. XVI.-Oaths

BOOK I.

CHAP. XVII.-Oath in Evidence

CHAP. XVIII.-Oath of Allegiance

42

PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS. CHAP, XIX.-Oath against Bribery in the Election

CHAP. I.--Definition and Use of the Science

of Members of Parliament

43

CHAP. II.-The Law of Honour

CHAP. XX.--Oath against Simony

ib.

ib.

CHAP. 111.-The Law of the Land

44

2

CHAP. XXI.-Oaths to observe Local Statutes

CHAP. IV.-The Scriptures

ib.

CHAP. XXII.-Subscription to Articles of Religion 45

CHAP. V.-The Moral Sense

CHAP. XXIII.-Wills

ib.

3

CHAP. VI.-Human Happiness

5

CHAP, VII. Virtue

9

BOOK III.

PART II.

BOOK II.

OF RELATIVB DUTIES WHICH ARE INDETERMINATE

CHAP. I.-Charity

MORAL OBLIGATIONS.

CHAP: 11.-Charity-The Treatment of our Do.

CHAP. I.The Question, Why am I obliged to keep

mestics and Dependants

my wordconsidered

CHAP. III.-Slavery

12

CHAP, II.- What we mean to say when a Man is

CHAP. IV.-Charity-Professional Assistance

obliged to do a thing

CHAP. V.-Charity-Pecuniary Bounty

13

CHAP. II1. The question, Why am I obliged to

CHAP. VI.-Resentment

ib

keep my world? resumed

CHAP. VII.-Anger

ib

CHAP. IV.-The Will of God

CHAP. VIII.-Revenge

14

CHAP. V. -The Divinc Benevolence

CHAP. IX.-Duelling

15

CHAP. VI.--Utility

CHAP. X-Litigation

ib.

CHAP. XI.-Gratitude

CHAP. VII.-The Necessity of General Rules 16

CHAP. XII.-Slander

CHAP. VIII.--The Consideration of General Con-

sequences pursued

17

CHAP. IX-Or Right

18

CHAP. X. --The Division of Rights

19

BOOK III.

CHAP. XI.-The General Rights of Mankind 20

PART III.

OF RELATIVE DUTIES WHICH RESULT FROM THE

CONSTITUTION OF THE SEXES.

BOOK III.

CHAP. I.-Of the Public Use of Marriage Institu.

tions

599

RELATIVE DUTIES.

CHAP. II.-Fornication

ib.

CHAP. III.-Seduction

PART I.

CHAP. IV.-Adultery

OP RELATIVE DUTIES WHICH ARE DETERMINATE.

CHAP. V.-Incest

64

CHAP. VI.-Polygamy

CHAP. I.-Of Property

22 CHAP. VII.-ot Divorce

CHAP. 11.–The Use of the Institution of Property 23 CHAP. VIII.- Marriage

69

CHAP. III.-The History of Property

24 CHAP. IX.-Of the Duty of Parents

CHAP. IV.-In what the Right of Property is CHAP. X.-The Rights of Parents

founded

ib. CHAP. XI.-The Duty of Children

ib.

(HAP. V.-Promises

26

CHAP. VI.-Contracts

30
CHAP. VII.--Contracts of Sale

ib.

CHAP. VIN-Contracts of Hazard

32

BOOK IV.

CHAP. IX.-Contracts of lending of inconsumable

Property

DUTIES TO OURSELVES.

ib.

CHAP. X.-Contracts concerning the lending of CHAP, 1.-The Rights of Self-Defence

70

Money

CHAP. II.-Drunkenness

77

CHAP. XIContracts of Labour-Service 35 I CHAP. III.--Suicide

79

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THE MANNER OF VISITING THE SICK.

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Particular Prayers for the Sick

268

SECT. I.-The Assistance that is to be given to Sick

A larger Form of Prayer for the Sick

ib.

and Dying

Persons by the Ministry of the Clergy 251 Proper Psalms for the Sick

269

SECT. 11. -Rules for the Manner of visiting the Sick ib. A Declaration of Forgiveness

770

SECT. III.-Of instructing the Sick Man in the Na.

ture of Repentance, and Confession of his Sins 252

OCCASIONAL PRAYERS FOR THE SICK, viz.

Arguments and Exhortations to move the Sick

Man to Repentance and Confession of his Sins ib. A Prayer for a Person in the beginning of his Sick.

Arguments and general Heads of Discourse, by

270

way of Consideration, to awaken a stupid For Thankfulness in Sickness

971

Conscience, and the careless Sinner

254 For a Blessing on the Means used for a Sick Per-

SECT. IV.-Of applying spiritual Remedies to the son's Recovery

ib.

unreasonable Fears and Dejections of the

Sick 256 For a Sick Person, when there appears some Hope

Considerations to be oftered to Persons under of Recovery

ib.

Religious Melancholy

257 In behalf of the Sick Person, when he finds any

An Exercise against Despair

258 Abatement of his Distemper

SECT. V.-Considerations against Presumption · 260 For one who is dangerously ill

The Order for the Visitation of the Sick 261 For a Sick Person when Sickness continues long

The Communion of the Sick

203

upon him

272

Proper Collects that may be used with any of For the Grace of Patience, and a suitable Behavi-

che Prayers for the Sick

266 our in a Sick Person to Friends and Attendants ib.

For Spiritual Improvement by Sickness

ib-

For a Sick Person who is about to make his Wil 273

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK, viz.

For a Sick Penitent

ib.

For a Sick Person who intend; co receive the bless.

A general Prayer for the Acceptance of our Devo- ed Sacrament

275

tione for the Sick

267) For a Sick Person that wants Sleep

ib

ib.

ib.

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