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CHAMBERS,'S

0.C.

CYCLOPÆDIA

OF

ENGLISH LITERATURE

A HISTORY, CRITICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL, OF BRITISH
AND AMERICAN AUTHORS, WITH SPECIMENS

OF THEIR WRITINGS,

ORIGINALLY EDITED BY ROBERT CHAMBERS, LL. D.

THIRD EDITION,

REVISED BY ROBERT CARRUTHERS, LL. D.

IN EIGHT VOLUMES.

VOL. III

ITEW YORK ;
AMDRICAV BOOK LICII CAYGI,

TRIBUNE BUILDING.

1830.

THE NEW YOOK PUBLIC LIBRARY 257439A ASTOR, LENOX AID TILDEN FOUITDA TOJ

R 1920 L

TABLE OF CONTENTS-VOL. III.

Io

50

THEOLOGIANS.
PAGE

PAGE
Practice and Habit..

38

Bishop Stillingfleet (1635–1699)

1

Prejudice..

39

True Wisdomn..

2

Bishop Ken (1636--1711).

Injudicious Haste in Study.

3

40
Pleasure and Pain..

41
Archbishop Tenison (1636–1715), Dr.

History

42

Aldrich (1647-1710)

4

Disputation-Liberty.

43

Ceorge Fox (1624—1690),

43
Fox's Ill-treatment at Ulverstone..

Opposition to New Doctrines..

5

43

Interview with Oliver Cromwell.

Duty of Preserving Health..

6

43

Cromwell's Last Appearance in Pub-

Sir Isaac Newton (1642—1727)

The Prophetic Language.

lic,

45
7

William Penn (1644-1718).

Letters of Newton and Locke...... 47

8

Against the Pride of Noble Birth... 10

Religious Belief of Newton........ 49

Penn's Alivice to his Children.. 12

Robert Barclay (1643–1690)..

13

CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

Against Titles of Honour...

14

Richard B:axter (1651–1691).

15

WRITERS.

Baxter's Judgment of his Writings 17

James Howell (1594–1666).

Fruits of Experience of Human

Letter from Venice...

Character.

17

51

Letter from Rome.

52

Desire of Approbation...

17

Change in the Estimate of Men's

Description of the Wine Countries. 53

Tales of Travellers..

55

Knowledge..

18

On the Credit due to History.......

Sir Thomas Herbert (circa 1610--1682) 55

18

Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682).

19

56

Character of Sir Matthew Hale.....

Oblivion

Observance of the Sabbath in Bax-

59

ter's Youth...

19

Light the Shadow of God

61

62

Theological Controversies.

20

Study of God's Works.

John Bunyan (1628–1688).
20

62
Ghosts-Of Myself-Charity

03

Extracts from Bunyan's Autobio-

Sir Matthew Hale (1609–1676).

On Conversation.

23
graphy...

63

The Golden City..

John Earle (1601-1665).

64

25

28

Dr John Owen (1616–1683).

65

The Clown.

65

John Howe (1630–1705).

Peter Heylin (1600—1662)

29

Fanaticism of Cromwell's Court.... 29

The French..

66

67

Edinund Calamy (1600–1666), John

French Love of Dancing.

Flavel (1627-1691), Matthew Hen-

Owen Feltham (circa 1610-1678).. 67

30

Moderation in Grief...

68

ry (1652–1714)...

Ve cannot serve God and Mammon 31 Limitation of Human Knowledge.. 68

Samu 1 Rutherford (1600 — 1661),

Against Readiness to take Offence.. 63

Thomas Halyburton (1674–1712),

Against Detract on..........

63

Thomas Boston (1676–1732)...

of Neglect.....

69

No Man can be good to All..

C9

Meditation....

69

METAPHYSICAL AND SCIENTIFIC Abraham Cowley (1618-1667).

70

WRITERS.

Of Myself...

70

The Spring-tides of Public Affairs. 72

John Locke (1632-1704)...

32 The Antiquity of Agriculturc.. 72

Christmas Ceremonies at Cleves.... 33 Of Obscurity..

73

Causes of Weakness in Men's Un- The Danger of Procrastination..... 74

standings

38 Vision of Oliver Cromwell..

(iii)

26 227

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