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FAITHFULLY TRANSLATED FROM THE LATIN, AND CAREFULLY REVISED, - . . .”
-> W. Gracie, Printer, Berwick.
THE famous HERMAN WITSIUs, Professor" of Divinity at Utrecht, in Holland, and the Author of a treatise, entitled, The Economy of the Covenants between God and Man, and various other learned and theological tracts, was a writer, not only emiment for his great talents, and particularly solid judgment, rich imagination," and elegancy of composition; but for a deep, powerful, and evangelical spirituality and savour of godliness: And we most heartily concur in the Recommendation of his works to serious Christians of all denominations, and especially to ministers and candidates for that
* * * - THOMAS HALL, THOMAs GIBBONs, M. A.
John BRINE, ". . . .
The late Reverend, learned, and pious Mr. JAMEs Heavey, in his Theron and Aspasio, Vol. II. p. 366. having mentioned a work of the above WITSIUS, adds, “ The go of the Covenants, written by the same hand, is a “body of divinity, in its method so well digested; in its “doctrines so truly evangelical; and (what is not very usual “with our systematic writers) in its language so refined and “elegant; in its manner so affectionate and animating; that “I would recommend it to every student in Divinity. I “would not scruple to risk all my reputation upon the merits “of this performance: and I cannot but lament it, as one of “my greatest losses, that I was no sooner acquainted with “this most excellent author, all whose works have such a “delicacy of composition, and such a sweet savour of holiness, “that I know not any comparison more proper to represent * their true character, than the pot which had manna; “and was outwardly bright with burnished gold; inwardly “rick with heavenly food.” ‘’’ . "
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the work has not its equal in the world, &c.