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THE

SCHOLAR ARMED

AGAINST THE

ERRORS OF THE TIME;

OR, A

COLLECTION OF TRACTS

ON THE

PRINCIPLES AND EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY,

THZ

CONSTITUTION OF THE CHURCH,

AND THE

AUTHORITY OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

THE WHOLE INTENDED FOR THE INFORMATION AND AS.

SISTANCE OF YOUNG STUDENTS IN OUR SCHOOLS AND
UNIVERSITIES; AND PUBLISHED BY A

SOCIETY FOR THE REFORMATION OF PRINCIPLES.

THE SECOND EDITION

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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR F. AND C. RIVINGTON, N° 62, ST. PAUL'S

CHURCH-YARD;
BY BYL AND LAW, ST. JOHN'S SQUARL, CLEXKONWELL,

MDCCC.

: JUL 22:1926'

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To enumerate the errors of the time in which we

live, is not a pleasing task; it is like dwelling on the symptoms of an epidemical distemper: but to administer such a remedy as the case requires is a work in which every virtuous and benevolent mind will be glad to take a part; and this is the sole object of the present publication. The members of a Society for the Reformation of Principles have no private ends to serve; they are of no fect, but the feet of the Nazarenes; nor of any party, but that of the church of England. In pursuance of the plan they have laid down, they find it their duty to recommend to the notice of young Students, such Tracts as will secure their principles, if they are good, or amend them, if they are bad; and bring men back, fo far as it can be done, to the religion which prevailed in this church at the reformation. The man who has no good principles, has no reason for being good; and he that is poffeffed by such as are bad, will act irrationally, unless he acts wickedly.

In the execution of this design, we are obliged to conlider what sort of preservatives the times are most in need of, and then to select such pieces as are most likely to answer the purpose. We do not apprehend it is required of us to furnish such writings as are absolutely perfect, or that the Society will be thought to make itself refponnible for every fentence or page of the works it recommends. In the business of life, we are glad to employ luch perfons as we find to be honest, and of pure inten

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