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The shortness and afflictions of human life, illustrated.

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Published by Edinburgh printed: Boston re-printed and sold by B. Edes & Son, no. 42, Cornhill. in [Boston] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theological anthropology -- Christianity.,
  • Suffering.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy John Steele, Esq; Minister of Stair.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 20008.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination27, [1] p.
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14605713M


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Correction, instruction: or, A treatise of afflictions: first conceived by way of private meditations; afterward digested into certain sermons, preached at Aldermanbury.

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Life is long if you know how to use it. From the author of Letters From A Stoic (Epistulae Moralis), comes another brilliant, timeless guide to living well.

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