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Author: Seller, Abednego, 1646?-1705.
Title: A funeral gift: or, a preparation for death: With comforts against the fears of approaching death: and consolations against immoderate grief, for the loss of friends. By the author of The devout companion.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A funeral gift: or, a preparation for death: With comforts against the fears of approaching death: and consolations against immoderate grief, for the loss of friends. By the author of The devout companion.
Seller, Abednego, 1646?-1705.

London: printed for Henry Rhodes, next Bride Lane in Fleet-street, 1690.
Subject terms:
Death -- Religious aspects
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A92883.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
title page
TO THE TRULY HONOURED The LADY, J. C.
A FUNERAL GIFT, OR, A PREPARATION FOR DEATH.
Meditation I. Ʋpon remembring our Creator in the Days of our Youth.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation II. The remembrance of Death, a powerful Remedy against Sin.
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Prayers against sudden Death.
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Meditation III. What Life is.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation IV. That we ought continually to watch and pray.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation V. Death often to be thought of.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation VI. Of the Shortness of Humane Life.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation VII. That we ought to seek early after God.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation VIII. That Affliction is necessary to all Persons.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation IX. That Affliction is a Mark of God's favour.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation X. Of Man's Original, being born to die.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XI. Memorials hourly necessary, upon the four last things: Death, Judgment, Hell and Heaven.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XII. On Death.
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The Prayer.
Meditation XIII. Upon Judgment.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XIV. Upon Hell.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XV. Upon Heaven.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XVI. The remembrance of the four last things re∣duced to Practice.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XVII. With Comfort Faith applys her self to the sick Man's Conscience.
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The Prayer.
Meditation XVIII. Hopes Address to the Sick Penitent.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XIX. The Exercise of Charity.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XX. The Souls flight to Heaven.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XXI. Upon the Misery of humane Life, and Blessedness of eternal Life.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XXII. In time of Sickness.
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A Prayer for a Happy End in time of Sickness.
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Meditation XXIII. Thanksgiving for Ease in Sickness, or Re∣covery out of it.
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A Prayer of Thanksgiving.
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Meditation XXIV. Comfortable refreshments at the hour of Death, to be used by those who are pre∣sent.
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A Prayer for a sick Person, when there ap∣pear small hopes of Recovery.
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A Commendatery Prayer for a sick Per∣son, at the Point of Departure.
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Meditation XXV. Of the uncertainties of our Lives, and that we ought always to be prepared for Death.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XXVI. On the Frailties of our Lives.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XXVII. That Death frees us from the Vexations, Troubles and Cares of this mortal Life.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XXVIII. That many have desired Death, rather than Life.
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The Prayer.
Meditation XXIX. Of improving our Time.
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The Prayer.
Meditation XXX. Motives not to defer our Repentance, to a future time.
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The Prayer.
Meditation XXXI. The Sick Man's last Will and Testament.
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The Prayer.
A Prayer, when we hear a Bell ring for a Person at the Point of Death.
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Meditation XXXII. Of this Life compared with Eternity.
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The Prayer.
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Meditation XXXIII. COMFORTS against the Fears of DEATH, and Consolations against immoderate Grief for the loss of Friends.
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THE CONTENTS.