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TO THE

A G E D:

ON THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS:.

Piz. The Difference between the The Outward Man Decaying, Adivity of Youth, and the and the Inward Man reInfirmities of Age.

newing. Barzillai's Refusal of David's Jacob's Acknowledgment of

Invitation to Jerusalem. the divine Care, and blere The Fruitfulnefs of aged! fing his Grand-children. Chriftians.

Jofeph's dying Allurance to his · Caleb's Refleclion on thel Brethren that God would

Goodness and Faithfulness! visit them. of God to him.

| The Honour of Aged Piety. : The Defign and Improvement The Joy of the Aged in leave

of useless Days, and weari. ing their Descendants prof. fome Nights.

perous, peaceful and pious. God's Promise to bear and The Hand of God in remov.

deliver his aged Servants. ing our Friends far from Ifrael's Journey through the us.

Wilderness, an Emblem of The Assurance of Rest and of the Christian's State on future Glory given to aged Earth.

Daniel.

BY JOB ORTO N.

Though I might be much bold in Christ to enjoin thee that which is convenient, yet, for love's fake, I rather beseech thee, being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.

Philemon, v. 8, 9.

SALEM:
Printed by JOSHUA CUSHING, for THOMAS

C. CUSHING.
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A LEARNED Physician, Dr. Smith, H (in his Portrait of old Age, p. 257) expresseth his earnest desire, that physicians would study the gerocomical part of physic, or what relates to the health and ease of old persons, more than they do. “Indeed," faith he, “no part wants our help so much as this: for, among all the verbose Grecians, there is not one complete tract upon this subject. There are few to be found among all other writers ;, and those miserable and barred. The improvement that may be made in this part of phyfic would be as useful to mankind as any one discovery of nature hitherto made.”— The like may, in fome degree, be faid' of attempts to promote the religious improvement and comfort of aged persons. There are fone celebrated pieces of the Heathen,

Philosophers, on the subject of Old Age. 5877.

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