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Duty and Happiness are infeparable. Whether lie has fucceeded in this Noble, and Generous Attempt, the Reader will be better able to judge, if he reads with the fame Freedom, and Impartiality, as the Author wrote.
THE Manner of debating a Subject Dialoguewife, (as This between A. and B.) was esteem'd by the Ancients the moft proper, as well as most prudent, Way of expofing prevailing Abfurdities; and Tully's two Difcourfes, de Natura Deorum, and de Divinatione, both levell'd against the Superftition of his Country-men; are living Monuments of the Expediency, and Usefulness of this Way of Writing: And certainly, the Reader may be better entertain'd thus, than by that dry Way of Objec tion and Answer, with which Controverfies are ufually manag'd.
CHA P. I.
HAT God, at all Times, has given Mankind
CHA P. II.
That the Religion of Nature confifts in obferving thofe Things,
CHA P. III.
That the Perfection, and Happiness of all rational Beings,
CHA P. IV.
That not only the Matter of all God's Laws, but the Pe-
That God requires nothing for his own fake; no, not the
That the Religion of Nature is an abfolutely perfect Reli-
That Natural and Reveal'd Religion having the fame End,
That the not adhering to thofe Notions Reafon dictates, con-
kind, on the Account of Religion, have done either to them-
Human Happiness being the ultimate Defign, and End of
God does not act arbitrarily, or interpofe unneceffarily; but
The fuppofing Things merely pofitive, to be made the In-
That They, who, to magnify Revelation, weaken the Force
The Bulk of Mankind, by their Reafon, must be able to
Dr. Clark's Difcourfe of The Unchangeable Obligation of