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PORTEUS, BISHOP, extracts from, vol. 2, 45, 46, 278, 279, 320,

327, 328.
Power, when great, attended with the most serious moral dangers
. to him who is in possession of it, vol. 2, 14, 15.
Prayers, often made subşervient to political purposes, vol. 2, 276.
Prayers, public, effect produced on literature by their being for-

merly always in Latin, vol. 2, 294.
Prelates, English, just sentiments on the subject of toleration ad-

vanced by some, by Hoadly, vol. 1, 210; Taylor, vol. 1, 216,
221; Clayton, vol. 1, 216; false sentiments on the same sub-
ject advanced by others, by Newton, vol. 1, 229, 230; Ilurd, vol.

1, 232 ; Kidder, vol. 2, 239, 240.'
Priestley, Dr. quotations from, vol. 1, 146, 255, 275, 281–283,

285, 290, 297, 306, 307. vol. 2, 205, 227, 228, 260, 261, 272,

273, 313, 326. See also preface.
PRIESTS, their privileges in Egypt, vol. 1, 5; the lofty claims of
many among them, vol. 1, 59, 60; their character in the fourth
century, vol. 1, 184; their eagerness at that time to enrich
themselves, vol. 1, 177, 178, 182, 183; were at that period be-
lieved to have the power of forgiving sins, vol. 1, 176, 177 ; this
high prerogative asserted by a learned divine of the English
church, vol. 1, 176; learning at one period confined to them,
vol. 2, 297, 325; their servility sometimes conspicuous, vol. 1,
199, 214, 215, 236; not unfrequently accommodated their faith
to that of the reigning prince, vol. 1, 158, 159; have often sup-
ported civil tyranny, vol. 1, 60,.61, 117, 227, 233, 234; vol. 2,
324 ; diminution of their power regretted by bp. Newton, vol. 1,

229. See Ecclesiastics.
Priscillianists, their treatment in the fourth century, vol. 1, 188.
Property, uncertainty of, a powerful motive to indolence and ex.

travagance, vol. 2, 60.
PROPHECIEs, scriptural, numerous, minute, and circumstantial,

vol. 1, 71, 196, 300, 301; their accomplishment often gradual,

vol. 2, 23, 28, 144, 355.
Prophecy, its existence perfectly compatible with our ideas of

the Deity, vol. 1, 280, 281; its existence to be accounted for
only on the supposition of its being divine, vol. 1, 196, 280, 301,
302 ; some of the reasons why it was communicated to a single
nation, vol. I, 299-301; its frequent obscurity how to be ac-
counted for, vol. I, 30-32, 296--299, 304. vol. 2, 266--268;

, means proper for removing this obscurity, vol. 1, 33–36, 37,

293, 294 ; its tendency to promote virtue, vol. 1, 287; intended,
in the opinion of Sir I. Newton to have a powerful effect in the
accomplishment of great revolutions, vol. 2, 157, 158; argu-
ments in favor of the opinion, that it sometimes has a double
sense, vol. 2, 77–86, 88, 89, 92–94; often interpreted in too
liberal a manner, vol. 2, 155, 257, 264, 265, 357—360, 363; the
same thing often represented in plain language, which was before
described by means of symbols, vol. 1, 258, 259. vol.2, 165, 166,
181, 18 , 261, the past tense often employed instead of the fu-
ture, vol !, 266. vol. 2, 87; much knowlege often requisite in
order to descern the full force of the evidence in favor of reve-

lation resulting from it, vol. 1, 140, 141.
PROPHETS, HEBREW, arguments in favor of their divine autho-

rity, vol 1, 280—306; the great uniformity of their religious
opinions, vol. 1, 286, 287; their courageous and disinterested
conduct, vol 1, 288, 289; inculcated elevated notions of the

Deity, vol. 1, 286, 288...
Ilpo@ntns, the meaning it sometimes has, vol. 1, 111, 112.
Prussia, king of, extract frorn, vol. 2, 152, 153.
Public spirit, Christianity favorable to it, vol. 2, 278-284, 235–

345.
Purgatory, popish doctrine of, had its origin in the fourth century,

vol. 1, 178.
REFORMATION, PROTESTANT, causes which contributed to it, and

effects which flowed from it, vol. 1, 28, 29. vol. 2, 331–333.
Reformers, Protestant, almost all ecclesiastics, vol. 2, 295, 303.
Relics, the efficacy of them believed in the fourth century, vol. 1,

- 178, 181.
Religious opinions, necessarily various, vol. 1, 2:5, 218.
Republics, Jurieu from the stu!y of prophecy appears to have ex-

pected their universal establishment, vol. 2, 11, 348; same opi-
nion appears to have been maintained by other commentators,

vol. 1, 42,
Resentment, when properly exerted, vol. 2, 280.
RESISTANCE TO OPPRESSION, when a duty, vol. 2, 282, 283; per-

fectly consistent with the precepts of Christianity, vol. 2, 280;
celebrated moderns who have distinguished themselves by assert-

ing the lawfulness of it, vol. 2, 283.
Revelation, why its proof not irresistible, vol. 1, 26. vol. 2,266, 267.

Ribera, the Jesuit, mention of, vol. 1,76.
Rights of Man, circumstances or institutions which favor their

recognition, vol. 2, 274, 275, 278, 284-386.
Robertson, Dr. extracts from, vol. 2, 112, 288, 292, 321, 322, 325,

326, 328, 329–333.
Rohillas, a branch of what nation, vol. 2, 222.
Roman EMPIRE, most prosperous from the year 96, to the year

180, 402; in that period, however, the latent causes of decay
and corruption operated, vol. 2, 307, 309 ; governed with unu-
sual beneficence by Septimius Severus and Alexander Severus,
vol. 2, 53; miserably torn and afflicted in the reign of Gallienus,
vol. 2, 310; in the latter part of the fourth, and during the
whole of the fifth and sixth centuries, reduced to a very ca-
lamitous state by the scarcity of food and the irruptions of the
Barbarians, vol. 2, 57–70; causes of its decline and dissolution,

vol. 2, 307–310; when its fall may be dated, vol. 2, 58.
Roman legions, their degeneracy in the reign of Constantius, vol.

2, 57, 58.
Roman Catholic clergy, causes which prompted many among them

to cultivate literature, vol. 2, 332.
Rome, referred to in the Apocalypse, vol. 1, 196, 1994-203; re-

peatedly besieged, and a prey to famine in the fifth and sixth
centuries, vol. 2, 66, 67; its pre-eminence under the pontiffs the
source of some benefits, vol. 2, 293, 294, 296, 303, 304, 321,

322.
Romish CHURCH, not chargeable with the introduction of so many

corruptions as is commonly supposed, vol. 1, 183, 184, 190, 191,
206. vol. 2, 69, 70; has long been in a state of decline, vol. 1,

245.
Rousseau, one of his objections against Christianity stated, vol. 2,

338, 339 ; shown to be unsolid, vol. 2, 278—282, 335-341.
Russia, conquered by the Tartars, vol. 2, 116, 117; beneficial

change in that country produced by the introduction of Chris-
tianity, vol. 2, 293, 323; supposition relative to its future desti-
ny, vol. 2, 244, 250, 251; valuable manuscripts it possesses, vol.

2, 302, 303.
Russia, empress of, her conduct alluded to, vol. 1, 248.
Sebatai Sevi, a Jew of Aleppo, account of, vol. 2, 233-236.
Saints, worship of, an established practice in the fourth century,

vol. 1, 178, 179.
Samaritan Pentateuch, mention of, vol. 1, 281.

Samaritan's cruelty treated by Justinian, vol. 2, 22.
Scholastic philosophy, circumstances respecting, vol. 2, 313, 314.
Schools, where established in the dark ages, vol. 2, 294, 297.
SEALS, SEVEN, general remarks on, vol. 2, 46–50; some account

of the first seal, vol. 2, 50; of the second, vol. 2, 49, 50; of the
third, vol. 2,51—69; of the fourth, vol. 2, 69; of the fifth, vol.
2, 70; of the sixth, vol. 2, 71--76; of the seventh, vol. 2, 368,

369.
Septuagint, some account of, vol. 1, 283, 284.
Servants, in the opinion of bp. Newton, ought to be reduced to a

state of greater subjection, vol. 1, 229.
Servetus, the intemperate language employed against him, yol, 1,

226, 227.
Severus, one of the principal authors of the decline of the Roman

empire, vol. 2, 308.
Sins, superstitious methods of obtaining the pardon of them, vol.

1, 176, 177.
Slavery, domestic, Christianity a powerful enemy to, vol. 2, 328

331.
Slave-Trade, carried on in Asia, vol. 2, 132, 133.
Spain, its sufferings in the fifth century, vol. 2, 61; scarcity of

books there in the tenth century, vol. 2, 291, 292.
Spalatro, ruins of, observations on, vol. 2, 311.
Speech, freedom of, ought in the opinion of bishop Newton to be

shackled, vol. 1, 229.
Stair, earl of, anecdore of, vol. 1, 15.
Subscription-to articles, evils of, and objections to, vol. 1, 195, 209,

210, 212-214, 215-221, 232.
Superstition, causes of its ascendency in the fourth century, vol. 1,

176; the llebrew prophets an obstacle to its progress in Judea,
vol. 1, 286, 290 ; occasionally productive of beneficial effects,

vol. 2, 233, 294, 322, 329.
SYMBOLIC LANGUAGE, advantages of it, vol. 1, 32, 35, 36; not so

vague and indeterminate as many suppose, vol. 1, 32—35; vol.
2, 44 ; on the means proper for explaining it, vol. 1, 33, 37;
whence it came to be the language of prophecy, vol. 1, 30–36;
propriety and consistency attended to in the use of it, vol 1,

115, 116, 263; on the nature of it, vol. 1, 36, 37, 115, 116.
Syria, great decrease of its population, vol. 2, 241, 242.
Synagogues, Jewish, circumstances respecting, vol. 1, 281.

Tamerlane, his conquests and immense depredations, vol. 2, 117,

118, 255.
TARTARS, from whom supposed to be derived, vol. 2, 246—248 ;

their armies extreniely numerous, vol. 2, 115--118; have made
more extensive conquests than any other people, vol. 2, 115mine
118, 250 ; their diet, vol. 2, 251; their habitations, vol. 2, 251,
252; their weapons, vol. 2, 249, 250; their exercises, vol. 2,
253, 254; the cruel and destructive spirit of their depredations,

vol. 2, 118, 254, 255.
Tartary, its great extent, vol. 2, 116; testimonies of authors re-

specting many of the Jews being seated there, vol. 2, 223, 224.
Taylor, Jeremy, extracts from, vol. 1, 215, 216, 221.
Temples, heathen, by whom usually destroyed, vol. 1, 190.
Theodore, of Tarsus, his meritorious conduct in England, vol. 2,

296, 297.
Theodosian code, disgraced by many persecuting laws, vol. 1, 186,

190.
Theodosius, a violent persecutor, vol. 1, 187, 189.
Theory of the earth, account of some of Dr. Burnet's ideas on

that subject, vol. 2, 343-347.
Thrace, laid waste by the Visigoths, vol. 2, 58, 59.
Tott, baron de, extract from, vol. 2, 128.
Transubstantiation, foundation of this doctrine laid in the fourth

century, vol. 1, 178.
Trinitarians, persecuted by Valens, vol. I, 183.
Truce of God, circumstances respecting the regulation so called,

vol. 2, 321, 322.
TRUMPETS, SEVEN, general remarks on them, vol. 1, 157, 14..

vol. 2, 49, 99; some account of the fourth truinpet, vol. 2, 36;
of the fifth, vol. 1, 138-140; of the sixth, vol. 1, 139, 140; of
the seventh, vol. 1, 142—149, 151–153, 252, 253. vol. 2, 33,

48.
Turkish government, spirit of, vol. 2, 135, 241.
Turks, their conquests and downfal, supposed to be foretold by St.

John, vol. 1, 139, 140, vol. 2, 67, 70, 99--101; and by Daniel,
vol. 2, 103-108; some account of their conquests, vol. 1, 140,

vol. 2, 105-107.
Vandals, their devastations, vol. 2, 61,
Vestals their privileges preserved after the establishment of Chris-

tianity, in the Roman empire, vol. 2, 74.
VIALS, SEVEN, general remarks on, vol. 1, 1, 9, 10, 151-154, 157.

vol. 2, 31--99; the first vial noticed, vol. 1, 155; the second,

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