|Author:||Burton, Edward, of Stanton, Derbyshire.|
|Title:||The fathers legacy: or Burtons collections Containing many excellent instructions for age, and youth, shewing them how to live godly in this life, and to attaine everlasting happinesse in the life to come. First written for the instruction of his onely son, and now set forth for the benefit of others. By Edw: Burton.|
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The fathers legacy: or Burtons collections Containing many excellent instructions for age, and youth, shewing them how to live godly in this life, and to attaine everlasting happinesse in the life to come. First written for the instruction of his onely son, and now set forth for the benefit of others. By Edw: Burton.
Burton, Edward, of Stanton, Derbyshire.
London: printed by John Clowes, for Mathew Walbancke at Grayes Inne Gate, 1649.
Christian life -- Early works to 1800.
Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
The Fathers Directions to his Sonne.
To the Reader,
To his deserving friend Mr. EDWVRD BURTON, Author of these Collections.
To my much honoured Friend Master EDWARD BURTON concerning his Collections.
The Fathers Legacy, OR, Burtons Collections.
To mortifie carnall af∣fections.
Against vain glory.
What Company to use.
Against idle meetings▪
How to come to quietnesse in mind, & to a godly life.
What prefit cometh by Adversity.
Against rash Judgement.
Of the Works of Charitie.
That men which offend must be borne withall sometimes.
The way to quietnesse, both temporall and eternall.
The exercise of a true Christian.
Of solitarinesse and silence.
Of the last judgment and punishment for sinne.
Of the paines appointed for sinners after this life.
Of the most honourable and munificent rewards proposed, to all them that truely serve God.
Of the choise of Religion.
That Divinity does not crosse nature so much as exceede it.
Of mans Imperfection..
Of truth and bitternesse in jests.
Of the uncertainty of life.
Of Reward and Service.
That all things have a a like Progression.
Of the triall of Faith and Friendship.
Comfortable Sentences for such that are afflicted.
Comfortable Sentences concerning earthly Blessings.
Meditations and Re∣solutions.
A Morning Prayer.
An Evening Prayer.
A Prayer for remission of sins.
A Prayer in time of Warre.
A Prayer for Gods protection of his Church in respect of the present troubles of it.
A Prayer before Sermon.
A Prayer before the receiving of the Sacrament.
A Prayer after receiving of the Sacrament.
A Prayer at the houre of death.