Excerpt from A New Paraphrase Upon Ecclesiastes, With an Analysis and Notes: Proving That the Preacher Introduces a Refin'd Sensualist, to Oppugn and Invalidate His Penitential Animadversions and Exhortations
Whereupon, if one reﬂeeis, that our Goods, Honours, and Life, depend on the obiervation of 'laws, that every one ought to have, generally fpeaking, a Profeﬂion; and in fine, that wherezever one is, one mufi make a part of fome Government, and confequence, be finfible of what there is Goodor Evil, itis clear, that if in all thefe things there is nothing but dif orders, ours Life is a fource of mifery; and this again is the reafoning of the Prophet. Here is that of the Worldling.
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