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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 238

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Author

More, Hannah, 1745-1833

Title

Practical piety; or, The influence of the religion of the heart on the conduct of the life / by Hannah More

Imprint

London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand. 1811.

Call Number

WPRP 238

Physical Description:

2 volumes bound in 1; 20 cm

Citation

Not in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women; multiple copies in Worldcat.

Notes

Contains advertisements for other works by the author, included at the end of the first volume.

 

Epigraph

The fear of God begins with the Heart, and purifies and rectifies it; and from the Heart, thus rectified, grows a conformity in the Life, the Words, and the Actions.

 

Sir Matthew Hale's Contemplations.

Contents

Preface.

i

Contents of the First Volume

Chap. I. Christianity an Internal Principle

1

Chap. II. Christianity a practical Principle

27

Chap. III. Mistakes in Religion

50

Chap. IV. Periodical Religion

79

Chap. V. Prayer

98

Chap. VI. Cultivation of a Devotional Spirit

126

Chap. VII. The Love of God

146

Chap. VIII. The Hand of God to be acknowledge in the daily Circumstances of Life

165

Chap. IX. Christianity universal in its Requisition

185

Chap. X. Christian Holiness

202

Chap. XI. On the comparitively small Faults and Virtues

219

Chap. XII. Self-Examination

248

Contents of the Second Volume

Chap. XIII. Self-Love

1

Chap. XIV. The Conduct of Christians in their Intercourse with the Irreligious

28

Chap. XV. On the Propriety of introducing Religion into general Conversation

59

Chap. XVI. Christian Watchfulness

74

Chap. XVII. True and false Zeal

103

Chap. XVIII. Insensibility to Eternal Things

131

Chap. XIX. Happy Death

169

Chap. XX. The Sufferings of Good Men

202

Chap. XXI. The Temper and Conduct of Christians in Sickness and in Death

239