Item #38777 A DISCOURSE CONCERNING KINDNESS. BEING A SERMON PREACH'D IN BOSTON, ON THE LORD'S-DAY, FEBR. 28TH. 1719,20. AND NOW PUBLISHED, WITH SOME ENLARGEMENT, AT THE IMPORTUNITY OF MANY THAT HEARD IT. Thomas Foxcroft.
A DISCOURSE CONCERNING KINDNESS. BEING A SERMON PREACH'D IN BOSTON, ON THE LORD'S-DAY, FEBR. 28TH. 1719,20. AND NOW PUBLISHED, WITH SOME ENLARGEMENT, AT THE IMPORTUNITY OF MANY THAT HEARD IT.

A DISCOURSE CONCERNING KINDNESS. BEING A SERMON PREACH'D IN BOSTON, ON THE LORD'S-DAY, FEBR. 28TH. 1719,20. AND NOW PUBLISHED, WITH SOME ENLARGEMENT, AT THE IMPORTUNITY OF MANY THAT HEARD IT.

Boston: Printed by S. Kneeland, for S. Gerrish, 1720. [2], 36 pp, as issued. Stitched into modern plain wrappers. Trimmed closely at the margins, occasionally shaving a catchword or a signature number. Else Very Good.

This is the only 18th century American printing. Foxcroft "was learned, devout, and a good logician, and was admired both for his talents and for the elegance of his manners" [Appleton's].
Kindness, he explains, is "that frame or temper of mind, whereby we are in all regards favourably disposed, and kindly affectioned towards others. It implies a certain Good Nature, Sweetness, Softness, Compassion, Lenity, Civility, Candour, Ingenuity, and Generosity of Spirit."
Evans 2118. ESTC W37963. Item #38777

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