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Justification by faith, explained, iii. 394, ing the belief of a future state of

St. Paul's and St. James's accounts rewards and punishments, 376-com-
reconciled, 399

pared with modern missionaries, 379
-always enthusiasts, ii. 22 — nerer

found a people without religion, 47
Kings of the Jews, the viceroys of God, Letiers, whether entitled to patronage of
ii. 468

the great, i. 107—the history of, ii.
Kircher, characterized as a writer, ii. 173 - the antiquity of, among the

244 - his opinion concerning the Egyptians, inferred from their mytho-
Egyptian characters, 196, 372, 390 logic derivation of them, 206 — the

invention of, by A tossa, fabulous, 387

Lex sacra, what, i. 394
Lactantius, an examination of the argu- | Liberty, civil, too great an attention to
ment of his treatise De Iru Dei, i. the security of, subversive of religion,
470

ii. 85
Lamb, paschal, a type of the future | Life, the promises of, under the Mosaic
sacrifice of Christ, iii. 198, 200

law, how to be understood, iji. 141-146
Lambert, his character, ii. 25

Livy, his character of Scipio Africanus,
Language, a deduction of the origin of, ii. 83

ii. 185_upheld at first by a mixture Locke, Mr., his memory injured by his
of words and signs, 185_its improve. friend Collins, i. 88-his last word to
ment by apologue or fable, 187—its Collins, 89_his observations on the
advance to elegance by the metaphor, Jewish theocracy, ii. 432
189—the revolutions of, traced, 210- | Lord's supper, the antitype of the pas.
Diodorus Siculus's account of the ori. chal lamb, iii. 384_the institution of,

gin of, 375_first taught by God, 375 examined from St. Paul's sense of it,
Law, the two great sanctions of, i. 117 387-Bossuet's objections to the Pro-
- Mosaic, the objections brought testan's' opinion of the figure of “ This

against the sufficiency of it in obtain is my body," by those of “I am the
ing its end, equally valid against the vine, I am the door," examined, 468
law of nature, ii. 457_its provision | Lot, his story supposed to be allegorized
against idolatry, 460-cause of its by Ovid in Baucis and Philemon, i.
inefficacy, 461_its divine institution | 438
manifest in the dispensations of provi Love, Plato's account of the origin of,
dence toward the Jewish people, 465 iii. 341

the primary intention of, 465—the Lucian, his opinion of death, i. 457-
temporal sanctions of, not transferred his account of the origin of brute-
into the gospel, 508 - illustrations worship controverted, ii. 231
from the prophets of the temporal Lucius, story of his transformation, from
nature of its sanctions, iii. 1- the the Golden Ass of Apuleius, i. 295
Christian doctrine shadowed under the Luxury, observations on the vague
rites of, 76–in what sense typical or meaning of that word, i. 157- true
spiritual, 134--not supposed by St. definition of, 159
Paul to offer a future state to its fol Lycanthropy, a Grecian disorder, ac-
lowers, 164

count of, i. 439
Lawyiver, heroic, displayed in the cha. | Lycurgus, his chief aim in the laws of

racter of Eneas, i. 239_from what Sparta, ii. 355
motive induced to have recourse to Lyte, anecdote relating to his conjectural
fiction, ii.413

notes touching the origin of the uni.
Lawgivers, summary view of their con versity of Oxon, &c., ii. 79

duct in the pro
iii. 244
uuct in the propagation of religion, I

M
Laws, penal, to enforce opinions, only Macrobius, his account of the doctrines

equitable under a theocracy, ii. 431 of Greek philosopbeis, i. 418
Lasarus, passages in the parable of, Magistrates, civil, their inducement to

explained, with reference to arguments an alliance with the church, i. 344-
founded on them of a future state two conclusions drawn by believers
being taught by Moses, iii. 154

and unbelievers, from the large share
Legislation, ancient, a divine interposi of magistrates in the establishment of
tion the very spirit of, i. 237

ancient national religions, ii. 4
Legislators, and their pretended mis. | Mahomet, the absurdity of his imitating

sions, an enumeration of, i. 174 - Moxes in the distinction of meats,
an inquiry into their motives, 176 pointed out, ii. 327_his imitation of
placed by Virgil in Elysium, 275Moses in the union of civil and reli-
however different from each other in gious pulicy, 433_ the plan on which
other points, unanimous in propagato I his religion was framed, 445, 467_o

what his successes were chiefly owing, | Minerva, exposition of a famous hiero-
513

glyphical inscription on her temple
Mahomelan writers, a character of, ii. at Sais, ii. 195
442

Miracles, evidences of an extraordinary
Man, how determined to action, i, 148 providence over the Jewish nation, ii.

in society described, 153—an in 493, 499-a necessary confirmation of
quiry into the moral constitution of, the secondary senses of the Jewish

as an individual, and in society, 318 prophecies, iii. 219_the use to be
Man and woman, examination of the made of them in disputes, 317-the

Mosaic account of, iii. 340_examina testimony required for the belief of,
tion of the command to increase and 406-421-what to be accounted mira-
multiply, 342 - Mosaic account of cles, 407-the only proof of a doctrine
their specific nature examined, iii. proceeding from God, 409 — of the
344_their admission into paradise, resurrection of Christ considered, 411
346_- their first religion acquired na. of casting out devils, or evil spirits,
turally, 346—their early acquisition of considered, 413_of healing natural
speech, 347—religion revealed to them diseases considered, 415–intended to
in paradise, 348_their condition un defeat the designs of impious men
der natural religion inquired into, 349 considered, 418
_their condition under revealed reli. Mirth, an enemy to chastity, i. 296
gion inquired into, 354

Mission ries, Catholic and Protestant,
Manasseh, detail of God's dealings with reasons of the ill success of their mis-
him, iii. 90

sions, i. 376_compared with ancient
Mandeville, examination of his princi lawgivers, 379

ple of private vices being public bene. Missions, pretended by ancient legis.
fits, i. 156_his arguments reduced to lators, list of, i. 174
an absurdity, 159

Molech, ihe meaning of giving sced to
Manicheans, Art. VII. of the Church him, iii. 144

of England directed against them, iii. Montesquieu, extract of a letter from, to
1 69

the author, ii. 67
Mansfield, Lord, dedication of books iv. Moon, its various symbols and attri.
v. vi, to him, ii. 84

butes, as represented in the pagan
Mead, Ir., his opinion of demoniacs · mythology from the Golden Ass of
examined, iii. 472

Apuleius, i. 299
Medicine, the parts of, and when each Moral sense, the foundation of, i. 130

obtained in use, ii. 168_indication of Plato the patron of, 134
the great antiquity of, 168

Morality and faith, summary view of
Melchizedec, observations on the story the disputes concerning, ii. 79
of, iii. 269

Mosaic dispensation, not a complete reli-
Melem psychosis, why taught in the Mys gion, ii. 55_logically proved to be

teries, i. 277–he doctrine of, how supported by an extraordinary provi.
employed by the ancients, 439—and dence, 57 - on what principles the
metamorphosis, difference between, proof of it conducted, 58-its limita-
439_Pythagorean notion of, 444 tion to a particular people, no impeach-
came originally from Egypt, and be ment of the impartiality of God to-
lieved by all inankind, 445_Plato's wards mankind in general, 6)-sum-
notion of, 451—the doctrine of, not mary estimate of, 62 - its divinity

the origin of brute-worship, ii. 231 logically proved, iii. 241, 255
Mericans, remarks on the religion of, i. - ritual, the cause of the admission

169—their use of hieroglyphic writing of sacrifices into it, considered, iii.
illustrated by their manner of paint-
ing their prayers, ii. 173_account of - sucrifices, had types and also a
a Mexican history in the hieroglyphic moral import, iii. 377"
style, 174

Moses, a list of pagan gods and heroes,
Mhhokek, the proper signification of that supposed by Huet to have arisen from
word pointed out, ii. 477

the corruption of his history, i. 438
Middleton, remarks on his Life of Ci. his account of the Egyptian priest.

cero, ii. 75_his arguments of the hood, a confirmation of those of the
derivation of popish from pagan rites ancient Greek historians, ii. 154—cor.
examined, 415 – his opinion of the roborates their account of the reli.
gift of tongues exposed, ii. 470

gious rites of Egypt, 156 — of the
Milesian fables, what, i. 294

funeral rites of Egypt, 171-of the
Milton, remarks on the species of poetry division of the lands of Egypt, 172-
in his Paradise Lost, i. 245

the former of the Hebrew alphabet,
Mind and intellect, the Aristotelian dis by an improvement of the Egyptian
tinction, i. 486

characters, 207 - the difference be-

378

tween contradicting the astronomy and
the history written by him, 247-cha-
racters in the pagan mythology sup-

Nature, state of, and civil society, difa
posed by some to be intended for him, ference between, i. 117-inquiry into
254_one intention of his law to pro the systems of, iii. 333
hibit all intercourse between the He. | Nebuchadnezzar, inquiry into his disor-
brews and the Egyptians, 281_hisl der, i. 440
motives explained, 281-the reason of | Nero, emperor, how deterred - from at-
his unwillingness to undertake his tempting to intrude upon the Eleu-
mission, 301his laws accommodated sinian mysteries, i, 197
to the prejudices of the Jews, in fa. |

| Newton, Sir Isaac, his account of the
vour of the Egyptian customs, 310_

origin of idolatry, i. 171-his system
this no objection to the divinity of his of idolatry controverted, ii. 28_his
mission, 315_his knowledge in the character as a natural philosopher,
Egyptian learning, and the laws by

246—misled by Greek mythologists,
him instituted, a confirmation of the

246—the argument of his Egyptian
divinity of his mission, 352_answers

chronology, 247-his reasons for the
to deistical objections against the divi.

identity of Osiris and Sesostris, 248_
nity of his mission, 354_vindicated his mistake in this, illustrated by a
from the supposition of having had case stated in similar terms, 251- the
recourse to fiction in certain cases, 413

source of his mistake, 255_his hypo-
_his injunctions to the Jews against

thesis supporied principally by two
the local idolatry of the Cutheans, 448 mythologic fables, 272—mistakes the

his injunctions to the Jews against times of the pagan deities, compared
the local idolatry of Canaan, 453_ with the era of the Trojan war, 273–
the omission of a future state in his his system of chronology contradictory
law, intended, iii. 3—two periods ob to scripture, 277_his chronology rea
servable in his history, 3—the sense futed by deduction, 277—his account
of his expressions relating to the crea-

of Vulcan, compared with that of
tion of man ascertained, 131-the veil Homer, 279_his assertion of the con-
over bis face explained, 185

quest of Libya furnishing Egypt with
Moses, Divine Legation of, demon. horses, invalidated, 280_his opinion

strated. The medium employed to es. of the time when the Egyptians intro-
tablish his divine legation, i. 110– duced animal food, refuted, 286_his
propositions on which this demonstra period of the division of the lands of
tion depends, 112_summary view of Egypt, disproved, 287_his account of
the opposition this performance met the first introduction of letters into
with, ii. 101-recapitulation of the Egypt, rejected, 288_his observations,
argument proving his divine legation, relating to the populousness of Egypt,
iii. 238—the length of it accounted examined, 289_makes Sesostris to be
for, 242_argument designed for the Hercules, 290_-quotes Æsculapius as
subject of books vii. viii. ix. of the

the first who built with square stones,
Divine Legation, 265, 338

291-summary view of the dispute
Musa, Antonius, not depicted by Virgil

under the character of lapis, i. 287 Sesostris, 292
Muskets, humorous story of a parcel of, | | Nile, the happy effects of its annual
with a logical inference, iii. 264

overflowings, ii. 151
Mysteries, of the pagan religion, for Nisus and Euryalus, remarks on the

what purpose instituted, i. 193—what episode of, in the Æneis, i. 243
the original ones, 194—the Eleusi. Noah, his character found to answer to
nian, 195_arguments in favour of, that of the Indian Bacchus, ii. 399
197—who the first institutors of, 232 Nocturnal assemblies, of the primitive
-the abuse of them in the Christian Christians, first occasion of, ii. 112_
religion, 390_explanation of that their antiquity among pagans, 130
term, 391—pagan, marks of their | Norden, captain, his mistaken conclu.
Egyptian original, ii. 155_summary

sion, from a view of the pyramids,
view of, iii. 245

concerning the antiquity of the Egyp-
Mythology, ancient, explanation of, ii. 29 tian hieroglyphics, corrected, ii. 383

- the testimony not to be trusted, in
ascertaining times and facts, 270–

sources of the confusion in, 271 Oaths, of the citizens of Athens, i. 355—
Mythras, priests of, explanation of their of the priestesses of Bacchus, 3564

names, i. 207–probationary trials solemnly regarded by the Romans,
previous to initiation into the myste 409_Cicero's opinion of the obliga-
ries of, 256

tion to fulfil, under the belief of the
immutability of the Deity, 468

of, 237

Obelisks, of the ancient Egyptians, the Passover, Jewish, its typical meaning

public records of the times, ii. 194 I pointed out, iii. 206
Obligation, duties of perfect and imper- Patriarchs, Jewish, shown to be no pu-
fect, how distinguished, i. 116

nishers for opinions, iji. 269
Ombiles and Tentyrites, occasion of the Patriots, where placed in Elysium by
intolerant proceedings of, i. 363

Virgil, i. 275
Omens, their admission into ancient his. Paul, St., why brought before the court
tory, accounted for, i. 173—two kinds of Areopagus at Athens, i. 371_why

supposed not to be brought before that
On, some account of the priests of, ii. court in a criininal view, 403_the
155

sense of his words in Heb. xi, 6, as-
Oneirocritic art, explained, ii. 220_ certained, ii. 53mfor what purpose

whence the art of deciphering bor called to the apostleship, 323_cita-
rowed, 222

tions from, in proof that the doctrine
Oracles, the original motive of consult of a future state was not known under
ing them, ii. 263

the Mosaic dispensation, iii. 18-that
Origen, and Celsus, comparative charac its sanctions were all temporal, 22—

ters of, i. 194—his account of the his sentiments of persecution before
Stoical renovation, 457_his misun and after conversion, 53_his defi-
derstandings of the promises of the nition of faith, 158—a seeming con.
Jewish law pointed out, iii. 290

tradiction in, between Acts xiii. 32,
Orpheus, said to have been struck dead and Heb. xi. 39, reconciled, 162-an

by lightning, i. 228—where placed in important passage in his Epistle to the
Elysium by Virgil, 275

Romans, viii. 3, 4, expounded, 163
Osiris, and Sesostris, their identity con his account of the institution of the

troverted against Sir Isaac Newton, Lord's supper, examined, 387_his
ii. 249—who, 255—and Sesostris, dis account of justification by faith, recon-
tinguished, 255, 258_account of, and ciled to that of James, 399
his cortege, from Diodorus Siculus, Pelasyians, account of their adoption of
255_his symbols, 260—proof of his the names of the Egyptian gods, and
antiquity equal to Moses, 260_his application of them to their own dei.
superior antiquity to Sesostris, ascer ties, from Herodotus, ii. 264_commu-
tained, 260_his various characters at nicate the names of the Egyptian gods
different places, as expressed in an to the Greeks, 265
epigram of Ausonius, 269—repre Perfection, the doctrine of, inquiry con-
sented in the golden calf of the Egyp cerning it, iii. 398
tians, 303

Peripatetics, their notions of Providence,
Ovid, remarks on his Metamorphosis, i. i. 474
436

Peripatetics and Old Academy, their
Ovid's Metamorphosis, a popular history conformity, ii. 71

of providence, i. 441-key to his Persecution for religious opinions, the
poem, 443_Metamorphosis founded true origin of, traced, ii, 109; iji. 269
on the metem psychosis, 443_his ac -inquiry into the nativity of, ii. 121
count of Tryphon's war with the gods, -frequently an engine of state, 125_
ii. 227

discountenanced by the gospel dispen.
Oryrynchitæ and Cynopolitæ, Plutarch's sation, iii. 53

account of the religious contest be Persians, why they had no statues of
tween, i. 364

their gods, i. 171 - their superstition
- P

described in Ezekiel's visions, ii. 309

Peruvians, remarks on the religion of,
Paganism, chiefly founded in the deifi i. 169

cation of dead men, i. 170-ancient, Peter, his vision of the clean and un-
the religion of the civil magistrate, clean beasts, explained, ii. 326_his
171-favourer of mysteries, 235—the double sense, pointed out, iii. 216
genius of, considered as opposed to the Pharaoh, king of Egypt, the scripture
true religion, 361_intercommunity of account of, ii. 151-promotes Joseph,
worsbip general in, 362

155_an illustration of the oneirocritic
Pan, how painted by the Egyptians, ii. art, drawn from Joseph's interpretation
228

of his two dreams, 222_his chariots
Pantomime, historical anecdote of the and cavalry, in the pursuit of the

great expression of one, iii. 191_story Israelites, 280
of a famous one at Rome, 299

Pharmacy, general division of, ii. 169
Parable, the origin and nature of, ii. Phenician superstition, described in Eze-
210

kiel's visions, ii. 309
Parmenides, the philosopher, his public Pherecydes Syrus, the first advancer of
and private doctrines, i. 417

the notion of the Td év, i. 493

Philosophers, Greek, legislative, always | Pope, Mr., his observations on Lord

professed belief in a future state ; | Bolingbroke, i. 338
mere philosophers, the contrary, i. 425 | Poppy, why the juice of, is used in the

the causes which induced them to ceremonial of the shows in the
disbelieve a future state of rewards Eleusinian mysteries, i. 261
and punishments, 467_their concep | Porphyry, and Clemens Alexandrinus,
tions of the soul, 478

their accounts of the Egyptian charac-
Philosophy, the study of, not the only ters and writing, ii. 191_his account

business for which man is sent into of the origin of brute-worship, contro-
the world, i. 379

verted, 233
Physic, critical inquiry into the state of, Posterity, why the punishments of the
in ancient Egypt, ii. 157

Mosaic law extended to them, iii. 5-
Pirithous, account of the fable of his the case argued, 7

design to steal Proserpine from hell, Posthumius, extract from his speech on
i. 270

the introduction of foreign worship to
Planet-worship, the earliest species of Rome, i. 356_his intention only to

idolatry, ii. 30—the first religion of prevent the exercise of unlicensed
Greece, 260

religion, 373
Plants, worshipped by the Egyptians, Pre-existence of the soul, inquiry into
ii. 223

the sentiments of the ancients con.
Plato, the proem to his laws, i. 191_his cerning, i. 480

definition of sacrilege, 191—the first | Press, liberty of the, propensity of the
of his laws, 192_his public writing | present age to infidelity, not to be as-
shown to differ from his private senti cribed to, i. 78—the complaints of its
ments, 417–a character of his poli being restricted, disingenuous, 79
tics and philosophy, 448_Cicero's Prideaur, his account of the deification
remarks on his Phædo, 450-in what of heroes, controverted, ii, 238
sense an advocate for the immortality | Priests, pious and virtuous, where placed
of the soul, 451_his sentiments con in Elysium, by Virgil, :. 275
cerning the soul, 484

Principles, good and evil, the belief of,
Platonists, their notions of Providence, how guarded against by the writer of
i. 475

the book of Job, iii. 116
Pleasure, allegorical view of the dangers Priscillian, the first sufferer for opinion,
attending an indulgence in, i. 296

ii. 124
Pliny, the reason of his persecuting the Prodigies, fc., their admission into an-

Christians, ii. 110, 116_his doubts cien: history, accounted for, i, 173
respecting the manner of proceeding Prophecies, scripture, defended from the
against Christians, 116

insinuations of Dr. Middleton, iii.
Plutarch, his opinion of two principles, 204_their primary and secondary
i. 187—his derivation of superstition, senses, distinguished, 221_misunder-
337—his notion of death, 1465_ob. stood by the Jews, and why so or.
servations on his recital of the opinion dained, 229_the use to be made of
of the philosophers, concerning the them in disputes, 317
soul, 488—an examination of his com Prophecy, what a necessary confirmation
parison between superstition and athe of their reference to the Messiah, iii.
ism, ii. 8—his famous exclamation to 221-an evidence of a doctrine pro-
his countrymen, 13-accuses the Jews ceeding from God, 422_considerations
of worshipping swine, 393

on, 422
Pococke, his account of the Egyptian Prophets, reason of the institution of a

hieroglyphics, ii. 367_objections to school for, ii. 317
his account, 367

Jewish, an inquiry into the
Poisons, the virtue of, i. 102

nature of the divine commission to,
Policy, human, Critias of Athens, his ii. 62_rational account of their il-
history of, ii. 3

lustrating their prophecies by signs,
Political romances, the common errors 185
they have all fallen into, i. 120

Propitiatory sacrifice, origin and nature
Polybius, his testimony in favour of the of it, explained, iii. 371

piety of the Romans, i, 408_his opi. Providence, the doctrine of, the great
nion as to the means by which states sanction of ancient laws, i. 179—the
are brought to ruin, 409_remarks on spirit of legislation depends on the
his character, 409

doctrine of a, 235_the inequalities of,
Polytheism, in what it consisted, ex. how rectified by the ancients, 439
plained, i. 299

what kind of, believed by the ancient
Pomponatius, some account of, i. 123 theistic philosophers, 474_adminis.

his opinion of a future state, defended tration of, at various times, considered,
against Bayle, 124

ii. 338_remarks on the different re-

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