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for any one to recommend his own performance by endeavouring to discover the imperfections of others who are engaged in the same design with himself, of promoting the interest of true religion and virtue. But every man ought to use such arguments only as appear to him to be clear and strong, and the readers must judge whether they truly prove the conclusion.
That Difficulties arising merely from the Nature of Eternity, are not to be
Mr Toland's pernicious opinion of Motion being essential to Matter, con-
PROP. IV. What the Substance or Essence of that Being, which is Self-ex.
istent or Necessarily-existing, is, we have no idea, neither is it at all pos-
sible for us to comprehend it
Of the Vanity of explaining things by such School-terms as have really
of the manner of our conceiving the Eternity of God with respect to succes.
The Error of Spinoza concerning one Uniform Substance
PROP. IX. That the Self-existent and Original Cause of all Things is not a
That there must be somewhere a Beginning of Operation
That the Grounds of all Moral Obligations are Eternal and Necessary, and