Notes on the Third Century
Page 161. Line 1. He must be born again, &c. This is a compound citation from John iii.3, and Mark x.15, in the order named.

Page 182. Line 17. For all things should work together, &c. See Romans viii.28.

Page 184. Lines 10-11. Being Satan is able, &c.2 Corinthians xi.14.

Page 184. Last line. Like a sparrow, &c. Psalm cii.

Page 187. Line 1. Mechanisms. This word is, in the original MS., mechanicismes.'

Page 187. Line 7. Like the King's daughter, &c. Psalm xlv.14.

Page 188. Med.39. The best of all possible ends, &c. Traherne is here thinking of the Shorter Catechism, 1645: What is the chief end of Man? To glorify God: and enjoy Him for ever.'

Page 191. Med.43. first sentence. This is slightly obscure, and it looks as if the word are' had been accidentally omitted after 'outgoings.' If we read the sentence, after the first clause, as follows, the meaning becomes quite clear: "because we are with Him whose outgoings are everlasting: our duty being to contemplate God, and to walk with Him in all His ways: and therefore to be entertained with everything He has created, since He is the fountain, governor, and end of them.'

Page 203. Last line. Acts xvii.23.

Page 204. Line 24. Alienated from the life of God, &c. Ephesians iv.18.

Page 210. Med.67. Blessing the Lord . . . and fullness thereof. Deuteronomy xxxiii.13?16.

Page 211. Line 6. All these will I give thee, &c. Genesis xiii.15.

Page 212. Med.69. This poem in many ways anticipates Christopher Smarts "Song to David," and should be compared with it. Of course Smart could have known nothing of it.

Page 218. Med.73. Quoted from Psalm xxii.23?31.

Page 219. The Earth is the lord's, &c. Psalm xxiv.1.

Page 219. Because they regard not, & c. Psalm xxxviii.5.

Page 219. Med.75. The passage here quoted is from Psalm xxxiii.6?9.

Page 220. All my bones shall say, &c. Psalm xxxv.10.

Page 220. Thy mercy, O Lord, etc. Psalm xxxvi.5?9.

Page 220. Med.77. The quotation here is from Psalm xlv.10, 13?16.

Page 220. Med.78. The quotations here are from Psalm xlvi.4 and 8.

Page 222. Med.79. The quotations here are from Psalm xlviii.2, 3, and 12-14.

Page 222. Med.80. By "this following" in the second line Traherne means Psalm xlix., he having quoted from Psalm xlviii. in the previous Meditation.

Page 222. They that trust in their wealth, &c. This quotation is from Psalm xlix.6, 7, 8, 10, I1, 13, 14, and 20.

Page 223. Med.81. The quotation here is from Psalm 1.7?I5.

Page 225. Med.83. The quotation here is from Hebrews x.5, itself a quotation from Psalm xl.6, altered.

Page 226. Thou desirest not sacrifice, &c. Psalm li.16 and 17.

Page 226. Med.84. Converting to Him, &c. "Converting" is here used, as was then not uncommon, in the sense of °' being converted."

Page 227. Med.85. The quotations here are from Psalms lviii.10 and lix.16.

Page 227. Med.86. The quotations here are from Psalms lxiii.1?5 and lxv.2?4.

Page 228. Med.87. The quotation here is from Psalm lxvi.1-5.

Page 229. Med.88. The quotation here is from Psalm lxxxiv.12-14.

Page 230. Med.91. The quotation here is from Psalm lxxxvi.8-10.

Page 231. Line 2 from bottom. Whoso considereth these things, &c. Psalm cvii.43.

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