” Because men believe not in Providence, therefore they do so greedily scrape and hoard. They do not believe in any reward for charity, therefore they will part with nothing. “


” If men are wont to play with swearing anywhere, can we expect they should be serious and strict therein at the bar or in the church. “


” That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other. “


” That justice should be administered between men, it is necessary that testimonies of fact be alleged, and that witnesses should apprehend themselves greatly obliged to discover the truth, according to their conscience, in dark and doubtful cases. “


” That men should live honestly, quietly, and comfortably together, it is needful that they should live under a sense of God’s will, and in awe of the divine power, hoping to please God, and fearing to offend Him, by their behaviour respectively. “


” Whence it is somewhat strange that any men from so mean and silly a practice should expect commendation, or that any should afford regard thereto, the which it is so far from meriting, that indeed contempt and abhorrence are due to it. “


” Wherefore for the public interest and benefit of human society it is requisite that the highest obligations possible should be laid upon the consciences of men. “



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Because men believe not in Providence, therefore they do so greedily scrape and hoard. They do not believe in any reward for charity, therefore they will part with nothing.
If men are wont to play with swearing anywhere, can we expect they should be serious and strict therein at the bar or in the church.


That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other.
That justice should be administered between men, it is necessary that testimonies of fact be alleged, and that witnesses should apprehend themselves greatly obliged to discover the truth, according to their conscience, in dark and doubtful cases.
That men should live honestly, quietly, and comfortably together, it is needful that they should live under a sense of God
Whence it is somewhat strange that any men from so mean and silly a practice should expect commendation, or that any should afford regard thereto, the which it is so far from meriting, that indeed contempt and abhorrence are due to it.
Wherefore for the public interest and benefit of human society it is requisite that the highest obligations possible should be laid upon the consciences of men.
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