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Contemplations, Moral and Divine By Matthew Hale Contemplations Moral and Divine This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated e
  • Title: Contemplations, Moral and Divine
  • Author: Matthew Hale
  • ISBN: 9781230342078
  • Page: 406
  • Format: Paperback
  • Contemplations, Moral and Divine By Matthew Hale This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated 1835 edition Excerpt any time thy goodness did indulge me an use of them for delight, as well as necessity, I did it but rarely and watchfully I looked not upon the wThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated 1835 edition Excerpt any time thy goodness did indulge me an use of them for delight, as well as necessity, I did it but rarely and watchfully I looked not upon the wine, when it gave its color in the cup, nor gave myself over, either to excess or curiosity in meats or drinks I checked myself therein, as being in thy presence, and still remembered I had thy creatures under an account and was ever care ful to avoid excess or intemperance, because every excessive cup or meal was in danger to leave me somewhat in super and arrear to my Lord 2 With mercy and compassion to the creatures themselves, which thou hast put under my power and disposal, when I considersd the admirable powers of life and sense, which I saw in the birds and beasts, and that all the men in the world could not give the like being to any thing, nor restore that life and sense which is once taken from them when I considered how innocently and harmlessly the fowls and the fish, and the sheep and oxen take their food, that thou the Lord of all hast given them, I have been apt to think that surely thou didst intend a innocent kind of food to man, than such as must be taken with such detriment to those living parts of thy creation and although thy wonderful goodness hath so much indulged to mankind, as to give up the lives of these creatures for the food of man by thy express commission, yet I still do, and ever did think that there was a justice due from man, even to these sensible creatures, that he should take them sparingly, for necessity, and not for delight or if for delight, yet not for luxury I have been apt to think, that if there were any liberal use of creatures for delight and variety, it should be of fruits, or such other delicacies as might be had without the
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      Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread for information Sir Matthew Hale SL was a Lord Chief Justice of England.

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