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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 239

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Author

More, Hannah, 1745-1833.

Title

Christian Morals.

Imprint

London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand. 1813.

Call Number

WPRP 239

Physical Description:

2 v. 20 cm

Citation

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

Notes

Two volumes, bound continuously, but not with continuous pagination.

 

Epigraph

In moral actions, Divine law helpeth exceedingly the law of Reason to guide a man's life; but in supernatural, it alone guideth. –Hooker. (on title page)

 

As a slight memorial of sincere esteem and cordial friendship, this little sketch of Christian morals is, with strict propriety, inscribed to the Rev. Thomas Gisborne, of Yoxall Lodge; in his writings and his life, a consistent Christian moralist.

Contents

Volume I.

 

Preface

v

CHAP. I. On the Writers of Pious Books

1

CHAP. II. On Providence

35

CHAP. III. Practical Uses of the Doctrine of Providence

60

CHAP. IV. Thy Will be done

82

CHAP. V. On Parable

106

CHAP. VI. On the Parable of the Talents

122

CHAP. VII. On Influence, considered as a Talent

141

CHAP. VIII. On Time, considered as a Talent

166

CHAP. IX. On Charity

184

CHAP. X. On Prejudice

209

CHAP. XI. Particular Prejudices

236

CHAP. XII. Farther Causes of Prejudice

261

CHAP. XIII. Humility the only true Greatness

273

 

Volume II.

 

CHAP. XIV. On Retirement

1

CHAP. XV. Dangers and Advantages of Retirement

29

CHAP. XVI. An Inquiry, why some Good Sort of People are not better

49

CHAP. XVII. The Inquiry, why some Good Sort of People are not better, continued

68

CHAP. XVIII. Thoughts respectfully suggested to Good Sort of People

96

CHAP. XIX. On Habits

120

CHAP. XX. On the Inconsistency of Christians with Christianity

153

CHAP. XXI. Expostulation with the inconsistent Christians

173

CHAP. XXII. Reflections of an inconsistent Christian after a serious Perusal of the Bible

199

CHAP. XXIII. The Christian in the World

209

CHAP. XXIV. Difficulties and Advantages of the Christian in the World

233

CHAP. XXV. Candidus

265

CHAP. XXVI. The established Christian

294