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128. On a flower-de-luce ....... Viso lilio ......

216

129. On the sight of two trees, one De arboribus duabus, altà una,

high, the other broad

latà altera.....

217

130. On the sight of a drunken man Ad conspectum ebrii.

ib.

131. On the whetting of a scythe..... Viso messore falcem coticulà

exacuente......

...... 218

132. On the sight of a looking-glass.. Admoto speculo

219

133. On the shining of a piece of rot- Viso ligni cariosi splendore..... ib.

ten wood

134. On an ivy-tree.......

Visâ hedera....

135. On a quartan ague................

De febre quartanå.....

221

136. On the sight of a loaded cart.... Conspecto plaustro benè

onusto.....

ib.

137. On the sight of a dwarf............

Viso quodam nano...........,

222

138. On an importunate beggar....... Audito paulò importuniore

mendico......

223

139. On a medicinal potion........... Viso pharmaco quodam ......... 224

140. On the sight of a wheel........... Ad conspectum rotæ........ 225

IV, A HOLY RAPTURE: OR, A PATHETICAL MEDITATION ON THE

LOVE OF CHRIST.

Section 1. The Love of Christ how passing knowledge; how free;

of us, before we were...

229

11. How free, of us, that had made ourselves vile and mi-

serable....

230

ul. How yet free, of us, that were professed Enemies.... 231

iv. The wonderful Effects of the Love of Christ. His In-

carnation........

ib.

y. His Love, in his Sufferings.......

232

vi. His Love, in preparing Heaven for us...

233

vir. His Love, in our Redemption from Death and Hell......... 234

viii. Christ's Love, in giving us the Guard of his Angels........ 235

ix. His Love, in giving us his Holy Spirit..............

236

x. Our Sense and Improvement of Christ's Love, in all the

former Particulars : and, first, in respect of the Inequa-

lity of the Persons...

237

X1. A further Enforcement of our Love to Christ, in respect

of our Unworthiness and his Sufferings, and prepared

Glory..........

238

xi. The Improvement of our Love to Christ for the Mercy

of his Deliverance, of the Tuition of his Angels, of

the powerful Working of his Good Spirit................... 239

V. SELECT THOUGHTS: OR, Choice HELPS POR A Pious

SPIRIT. A CENTURY OP DivINE BREATHINGS FOR A RA-

VISHED SOUL, BEHOLDING THE EXCELLENCE OF HER

LORD JESUS.......

243

VI. SUPERNUMERARIES................

...... 307

VII. THE BREATHINGS OF THE DEVOUT SOUL................

...... 315

VIII. SUSURRIUM CUM DEO. SOLILOQUIES: OR, Holy Self-

THE DEVOUT Soul, UPON SUNDRY

CHOICE OCCASIONS; WITH HUMBLE ADDRESSES TO THE

THRONE OF GRACE.

The Author's Supplicatory Dedication...........

339

Soliloquy 1. The Best Prospect.........................

...... 340

2. The Happy Parting.....

ib.
ib,

Soliloquy 3. Heavenly Conversation........

4. Love-unchangeable .......

5. The Happiest Object.......

6. Unchangeable Duration.....

7. Trust upon Trial........

8. Angelical Familiarity....

9. The Unanswerable Christian.................

10. Hellish Hostility...

1. False Joy:

12. True Light........

13. Bosom-Discourse....

14. The Insensible Fetters...

15. Satan's Prevalence........

16. Leisurely Growth............

17. Allowable Variety..

18. Misconstruction of Holiness.....

19. Two Heavens in One...........

20. The Stock Employed..

21. Love of Life..........

22. Equal Distribution.........

23. The Body of Subjection..........

24. The Ground of Unproficiency.

25. The Sure Refuge........

26. The Light Burden......

27. Joy Intermitted.....

28. Universal Interest.....

29. The Spiritual Bedlam....

30. The Difference of Actions.....

31. The Necessity of Labour.....

32. Acquaintance with Heaven....

33. The All-sufficient Knowledge.

34. Poor Greatness.........

35. Acceptation of Desires...

36. Heavenly Joys.....

37. Mixed Contentments..

38. True Wealth.......

39. False Ligbt........

40. The Haste of Desire......

41. Death's Remembrancers.

42. Faith's Victory......

43. The Unfailing Friend..

44. Quiet Humility....

45. Sure Mercies....

46. Dangerous Prosperity.

47. Cheerful Obedience..

48. Heavenly Accordance....

49. Divine Bounty.....

50. Sweet Use of Power.....

51. The Power of Conscience,

52. Proud Poverty. .....

53. The Happiest Society ...

54. Honey from the Rock....

55. Sure Earnest..........

56. Heavenly Manna...

57. The Heart's Treasure.....

58. The Narrow Way..

59. God's Various Proceedings..

60. The Walking Guardian......

61. The Sting of Guiltiness................

62. Beneficial Want...........

369

ib.

370

ib.

371

372

ib.

373

ib.

374

375

ib.

376

377

378

ib.

379

380

381

387

ib.

333

............

IX. THE SOUL'S FAREWELL TO EARTH, AND AP-

PROACHES TO HEAVEN....

399

X. THE GREAT MYSTERY OF GODLINESS, LAID FORTH

BY WAY OF AFPECTUOUS AND FEELING MEDITATION...... 419

XI. THE INVISIBLE WORLD DISCOVERED TO SPIRITUAL

EYES, AND REDUCED TO USEFUL MEDITATION. IN Three

Books.

Preface .........

447

First Book :-OF GOD AND HIS ANGELS.

Section 1. That there is an Invisible World.......

448

11. The Distribution of the Invisible World..

449

111. The Angels of Heaven : their Numbers...

450

iv. The Power of Angels.

454

v. The Knowledge of Angels...

456

vi. The Employments and Operations of Angels...

457

VI. The Degrees and Orders of Angels...........

460

VIII. The Apparitions of Angels.........

462

IX. The

espects which we owe to the Angels............... 466

Second Book :-OF THE SOULS OF Men.

Section 1. Of their Separation and Immortality.............. ... 470

JI. Of the Instant Vision of God, upon the Egression of

the Soul; and the Present Condition, till then......... 472

iii. Of the Soul's Perpetual Vigilancy, and Fruition of God 475

iv. Of the Knowledge of the Glorified...

..... 476

v. Of the Glory of Heaven enjoyed by Blessed Souls........ 478

vi. Wherein the Glory of the Saints above consisteth, and

how they are employed..........

479

vii. In what terms the Departed Saints stand to us, and

what respects they bear to us............

..... 481

VII. The Re-union of the Body to the Soul, both glorified...... 483

Third Book:_OF THE EVIL ANGELS.

Section 1. Or their First Sin and Fall........................................ 485

11. of the Number of Apostate Spirits........... .................

487

v. The Variety of the Spiritual Assaults of Evil Spirits...... 492

vi. Of the Apparitions and Assumed Shapes of Evil Spirits... 495

VII. The Vehemence of Satan's Last Conflicts........

499

VII. Of our Carriage toward Wicked Spirits; and the Ways

of our Prevalence against them......

500

IX. How we are to proceed against Evil Spirits.......

501

x. Of the Woeful Estate of the Souls of the Damned.... 502

XI. A Recapitulation of the Whole Discourse......

505

xi. The Comparison of Both Worlds: and how our Thoughts

and Affections should be taken up with the Invisible

World.........

...... 506

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