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Q. 3. What particular good works should one choose at this

· time, that would best improve his master's stock ? ...... 479

Q. 4. In what order must we do good works, and who must

be preferred ? ........

482

Q.5. Is it better to give in lifetime or at death? ............ 483

Q. 6. and 7. Must we devote a certain proportion of our in-

comes ? and what proportion? A Letter to Mr. Gouge on
that question .......

......... ibid.

Tit. 2. Directions for Works of Charity

.... 503

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Cases and Directions about Confessing Sins and Injuries to

others ....

.......... 507

Tit. 1. Cases about Confessing Sins and Injuries to others .. ibid.

Q. 1. When must we confess wrongs to those that we have

wronged ? ................................. .......... ibid.

Q. 2. What will excuse us from such confessions ? .......... 508

Q. 3. Must I confess a purpose of injury which was never ex-

ecuted ? .................................................... ibid.

Q. 4. When must sins against God be confessed to men? .... ibid.

Tit. 2. The Directions for just confessing Sin to others ...in 509

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Q. 10. Or to do execution on himself ? .......

516

Q. 11. What satisfaction is to be made by a fornicator or
adulterer? .................!

........., ibid.

Q. 12. In what cases is a man excused from satisfaction and

restitution ? ......................

......... 517

Q. 13. What if restitution will cost the restorer more than

the thing is worth? ........

ibid.

Q. 14. What if confesșing a fault will turn the rage of the
injured person against me to my ruin ?

....... ibid.

Tit. 2. The Directions for practice .................

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Q. 2. What should ignorant persons do whose capacity will
· not reach to so high a work as true self-examination and
self-judging ? ........••

.......... 597
Q. 3. How far may a weak Christian take the judgment of his

pastor or others about his sincerity and justification? ....... ibid.
Tit. 2. Directions for judging of our actions ................. 528
Tit. 3. Directions for judging of our estates, to know whe-

ther we are justified, and in a state of life? .............. 530

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ALL THE DUTIES OF THE SIX LAST COMMANDMENTS, IN OUR · POLITICAL RELATIONS, AND TOWARDS OUR NEIGHBOURS, WITH THE PRINCIPAL CASES OF CONSCIENCE ABOUT

THEM.

READER,

Think not by the title of this part, that I am doing the same work which I lately revoked in my “ Political Aphorisms;” though I concluded that book to be' quasi non scriptum,' I told you I recanted not the doctrine of it, which is for the empire of God, and the interest of government, order, and honesty in the world. This is no place to give you the reasons of my revocation, besides that it offended my superiors, and exercised the tongues of some in places where other matters would be more profitable : pass by all that concerneth our particular state and times, and you may know by that what principles of policy I judge divine. And experience teacheth me, that it is best for men of my profession, to meddle with no more, but leave it to the Contzeu's, the Arnisæus's, and other Jesuits, to promote their cause by voluminous politics. The pope's false-named church is a kingdom, and his ministers may write of politics more congruously, and (it seems) with less offence than we. Saith the “Geographia Nubiensis” aptly, “ There is a certain king

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