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the place to which the finger of God was pointed.
And this leads us in the third place, to consider the moral use and purpose of these magnalia naturæ, and prodigies of the agency of material causes. For. nothing sure, but an electrical shock, and that from a divine hand, could have been so well adjusted, as twice, nay four times, so forcibly to shake every house in London and not throw one down. This duty we will endeavour to execute, from the words of that great man, king David.