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THE

Virgin in EDEN:

OR, THE "

State of Innocency:

Delivered by way of Image and Description.

PRESENTING
A NoblemaUy a Student^ and Heirefs^ on their Pro*

grefs from Sodotn to Canaan.
With the P A R A B L E of the Shepherd^ Zachariaby
■ and Maryy who dwelt in thatched Tenements, fecluded
from Noife and Snares. Their holy I^iving and Dymg.

To which are added.

Pa M E L A*s Letters proved to be immodeil Romances painted ialmam
of Virtue : Mafquerades in Difguife, that received Birth noy Vice
reigns in Triumph, atid fwclls in' Streams even to a Deluge.

In this Treatife are the Divine Sayings of Queen Mary and Carolina m
publick AfTemblies and feled Companies. Taken from their own
Manufcripts.

The Decree of God appointi thefe Records to be kept in every
Houfe, in every Kingdom and State, from one Generation to ano-
ther, till the great Fall of Nature.



Wrote by the Author of the Sheets entltJed, Torments after Death. Thrf Copy, of
which fuch vaft Numberj were printed and fold, Fcur, Seren^ and urU>mc Hoafe*
Twenty, to fend into the Country and beyond the Seat. '



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Y Noughts on Solitude and Silence^ that
Jhould at this Time recehe their Birtb^ muft
remain in Manufcript uncorreSied : There
now lies before me two Volumes^ under th§
Title of Virtue Rewarded, that I cannot
omit taking Notice of: The Work hath oh-
tained a glorious Chara^er in the Eye of fome ; they re*
commend it to Families equal to The whole Duty of Man,
to in/lill Religion into the Minds of both Sexet,

Good God ! what can Youths and Virgins learn from
Pamela's Letter Sy more than Lejfons to tempt their Chaftity ;
thofe Epijlles are only Scenes of Immodejly^ painted in
Images ofViitue\ Difguifes in Mafquerade^ as Ifhalltrove^
both from Truth and Keafon^ in the Conclufionofjms my
Work,

Now as the World hath feen and read with Attention
thofe Volumes^ I have drawn a fmall Pieccy intitled^ The
Virgin in Eden^ or the State of Innocency ; by this every
Speech and Language may vote^ which of the two Effays
they recommend to fuccceding Ages^ as mofl worthy and ufe"
ful to cultivate Virtue in the Minds of Youths Now as
J behold Vice reigns in Triumph ^ and fwells even to a De*
luge 5 / cannot, tho* I am arrived at the Period offourfcore^
retire from my Study till I have delivered my Ideas of Holy
Living and Dyings and prefentedthem to all Ranks and
Degrees in this degenerate Age, Would my Reader infure
the Riches of the prefent Worldy and a happy Duration^
paint after this Copy^ indulge ynur Thoughts with future
Grandeur y that lives fecret Delight y exceeding all that we
can embrace in ASts of Sin,

The Time allotted irt thefe vifible Shades are momentary^

Years flee awayy Ages leave no other Tracs behind them

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a The P R E.F ACE.

but as if were Shadows or. Stories tranfmttted to us in
Jiiflory^ which oftentimes adds Deformity y rather than:
Beauty to the Memory. Here we make our C-ourt to Vanity^
and Fancy what we fee at a Diflana to he amiable \ but
fo foon as we embrace them^ all is Emptinefs and of r»
worthy and y^t this will not convince us of our Error i our
jfmbitions are big enough tografp the JVorld in our Thoughts ;
but what is the Refult f* many painful Jleps taken in vain ^
they that pry into unrevealed Points^ never come to any Cer"
tainty more than imperfeSf Ideas,

He that inquires into the Knowledge of the regular M^
tionsofthe heavenly Bodies^ how they move and operate ^ «V
only in Purfuit of MyflerieSy that will never be perfeSlJy
revealed till we fire jftript of Mortality^ and changed int§
Spiritual Bodies,

Manls principal End fhould be to acquaint himf elf with
facred Record^ and not let his Alind wander beyond the Li^
mits ofReafon ; IVill not a Time come^ when we fhall knoWy
what is Truthy and what is not ?

IVife Men may be convinced of this, if they look back t9'
that which is tranfmitted to us from pafl Centuries \ what
is there more in them than empty AmufementSy that leaves us^
as much in the dark as before we read their Ejfays ? How^
frequent is it for Authors to value themfelves for their Parts
and Learning ? do they not often conclude they have amajfed
an inexhaujiible Stock ofjyiJdLmy that will immortalize their
Names; and when their If^orks come forth, there is fear ce
any TI)ing to be found in them, but Sheets crowded with un^
known Myjleries F Thus every Age confutes old Errors, and



begets new ones, and fo it will be fo long as we run upon t09

As for
more fecret Delight, fliould this, and my former Jf^orks, be



nice Speculations, As for my Part, my Mind will receive



read and praSiifed, than if my Sovereign Prince fhould en-
circle me with Riches, and his highejl Fhvours j they die a?td
perijh with me ; but my JVritings will do me Honour in the
Sight of Men and Angels, when I am gone to Silence^ and'
returned to my original Duft,




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INTRODUCTION.



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^j:;;p themfelvcs about, fb as never to
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^ii^ Journey from this World, to
^^^^^u^^:<i£M3 that which is to come ? What
couJd have been more entertaining to the Publicfc
than fuch a Subjeft well compiled ? Experience tells
r us this by the Pilgrim^ s Progrefs^ wrote by J o h w
B u N Y A N, a poor Mechanick, to his Honour be
it fpoke ; had his Stile and Language anfwered
the Thread of his Ideas, that Work might have
been as much efleemed and valued by the Ingenious^
I as, it ever was by the Mean and Illiterate

Here I prefent Emblems of both Sexes, and of
different Ages, going from Sodom to the Ne^j9
yerufakm \ to the utmoft of my Genius I have pre*,
icribed Rules to prevail with the mod profane Part
of Mankind to become Proiely tes ; no weary Pilgri-'
mages are here affigned, nor is it required to drefi
in the Habits of Hermits, Nuns, or begging
Fryars ; no Pennances are laid to abftain from
Meats, nor to fcourge our Bodies with wire Whipsi
Man is not obliged to dwell in a Cell, or a Cave,
or abfent himfelf fronvihoffenfive ConveHation; the
Load of Sin is here taken off at the very Inftant
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iv INTRODUCTION.

Religion is a Plcafurc not Pam. A Chrif^
tian's Life, be he Rich or Poor, is all Joy and
Peace.

The Scenes that I have drawn may prevail
with Jtws, ^urksy and Pagans^ to go with the
Student and the Virgin into the Wildemels, wherQ
the Son of God fafted forty Days and forty
Nights.

T am for writing Subjecfls to convey even the
Thoughts of Atheifts and Deifts beyond fenfuaj
Pleafures, and to confirm them m the Faith of the
Church Militant.

. Here are Reprefentations of flowery Gardens
and Solitary Groves, as Places proper to converfc
with humble Men, Divine Antiquaries ; and even
with Animals and Infe(5ls, there is to be fcen the
Face of God ; in thofe Schools curious Leflbns are
to be learnt; Aiam and Eve zxt here decypher'd
in their original Innocency before their Fall and
naked State. I call Time back, and begin with
the Days of Mofes^ Aaron^ the Prophets^ the ApO^
files and Evangelifls. Thefe Difcourles are leveli'd
to carry the Reader's Mind to the very Borders
* of Eg^t^ where Jj)t pitch'd- his Tents within Sight
of Sodom: Here are Converts on their Way to
jibraham^s Houfe in the Land of Canaan^ to end
their Days in Peace and Retirement; Here are
introduced an induftrious Farmer, a poor Shep-
herd, and the Governefs of a School pafling
through thele Earthly Vales to the defired Harbour
of Reft.

In my two Volumes, publiflied near forty Years
ago, intitled, The Vi/ions of Sir Heifter Rcily, and
the Meditations of a Divine Sculy I let fprtjj, tbp
political Conduft pf Anipials ?ind Infcfis; ''with






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INTRODUCTION. V,

' die Rich and P(5or Man's Pleafures in a Life fy
eluded from .Noife and Hurry; out of thole my
Works I take fome Ideas to entertain, not to dull
the Fancy, even of wandring Minds.

I think I cannot wind up my Time, and bicT
the World farewel in a more Chriftian Way, thaa
by leaving this work as my laft Legacy to fucceed-
ing Ages, the Ideas I have formed of Virtues
and Examples. Cannot the great God, by (iich
a Piece, convert, or at lead amend in every Fa-
itiily, either the Father, the Mother, the Son, or -
the Daughter, even from the tender Age of Ten
Years, to the Period of Ninety ; a Race fcarce one
in a Thoufand ever runs beyond it, and of that
Time great Part is generally attended either with
Want, Pain, Sicknefs, peevifh Paffions,' or wild
^nd delpairing Thoughts of Providence.

Had it not been to avoid vain Complements
and down-right Flattery, which mofl Authors be-
gin their EflTays with, next to their Title Pages^
I fhould have dedicated thele Sheets to the Duke
and the young Princefles, the King's IfTue, and to
the Defendants of his Royal Highnels the Prince
and Princeis of PFiales,

But all I (hall do is to pray, that each of thofe
Royal Branches would paint after the Student and
the Virgin, thofe young Converts in their Progrefi
from Tinae to Eternity ; fo that at the Period of
their feveral Days, their Brows may be then in-
circled with bright Piadems, and their Hands fway
Golden Scepters, more glorious than all their Pre-
deceflbrs, in Token that their Reigns on Earth
exceeded them in Righteoufiieis, Juftice and Equity,

I may fay never any Subjed in my Station ever
4id greater Service to the Hanover Succeflion, nor
^ncreafed the Revenues of their Crown more than
I have done, and at the Jlj^pencc, not only of my

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vi INTRODUCT I O NI

Thoughts and Writings, but rfly Fortune an J
even the Hazard of my Life. I am forry. to iky
all Proruifes and Gratuity expired as ibon as I had
performed their Work. Read my Sheets, intitled,
Hfe Englifh Meniorial^ that I prefented to the King
and Parliament in the Year one dioufand feven
hundred and thirty feven ; there you will find and
fee my Wrongs and Sufferings : It is there proved
beyond I>;nial, that the Government have received
from my Undertakings only, above one Million of
Money Sterling, and alfo eiKreafed the Income of
the General Poft-Of5ce, near thirty thoufand Pound
every Year : this their Gain laid me in Ruins, till
Divine Providence fent me, from an unforefeea
Quarter, a plentiful Fortune, to enable me to lend
to the Poor, and bear the Charges to my Sc-^
pulchre, the Habitation of the Dead.







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Virgin in ED'EN;

O R, T H E

State of Innocency/

DELIVERED

By way of Image and Description^

S I was upon my Travels, through an
■|J Ifland of Plenty, I loft myfelf in a De-
fart, and wandering about in Diftrcfe,
I faw at a diftance two Men going bc
^j fore me; L called to them; they waited
my coming up ; I aiked them froni
whence they came, and which way
going; they anfwered, from Sodom to jfhrahatrCs Houfe,
in the Land of Canaan^ and that if I would go with
them they fliould be glad of my Company j \ accepted
iht Offer, and joined in their Convcrfation. '

Upon difcourfmg a little " together, I found one to
be a Student, the other his Guide; at the further End
©f the Defart there was a Houfc for the Entertain-
ment of Strangers, we Inn'd there that Night, and m
the Morning early went to a Town, where there wa«
an Abby, an Ancient Pile of Building; our Curiofity
led us to fee the Antiquities of that venerable Place.

As we walked amidft the Monuments of the Deai,
thfire came up to us a young Man, who feemcd to

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luve /bmcthing extravagant in his Countenance ^ hir
afketf the Guide whether he could tell him which was
the Sepulchre of a certain Monarch, (naming him) the
Guide pointed to the Tomb ; he went up to it, and
after he read the Infcription, we faw his Countenance
change with a kind of Concern, and he fuddenly broke
out into thefe pathetical Expreffions, which we won-
dered at, confidering what we took the Man to be.

Is this, faid he, become the Habitation of a King,
whom 1 once faw fitting upon an Imperial Throned
Are thefe the Boundaries of his Dominions ? Oh, afto-
nifliing Confinement ! For a Prince of his vaft Ge-
nius to J lie hid in this dark Cavern, the Habitation
of Worms and Corruption.

Upon this he fat down, and for a while remained
filentj at laft he faid^ notwithftanding my gay Hu-
mour, I am, when I look into thefe narrow rrifons
fo full of Thoughts, that they flow like a rapid Stream,
and run even beyond Time into Eternity j which, me-
thinks, gives me an Opportunity to converfe, for a
Seafon, with unbodied Spirits, and take a Profpeil of
the hidden Things of another State: But when thefe
fudden Flafhcs of Contemplation ceafe, and I return
from wandering amidft thefe unknown Regions of Light
(where refined Beings dwell) and re-enter my drefled-
up Sepulchre (I mean this my Body) I am funk low,
and behold with Shame the Depravity of my vain Na-
ture, which difcovers itfelf in every Scene of Life.

Now, continues he, I apprehend what the original
of grofs Matter is, and what my feparated Particles muft
be when they come to lie level with the Duft of this
great Monarch : I confider the Bones, that are con-
cealed in this dark Cell, as the Relicks of a fine Build-
ing, mingled together with a Multitude of Afhes of a
courfer Soil; neither can I tell how to feparate
the one from the other: But fure I am, that one Day
the Rubbifh will be parted, and the more noble Mould
recover its original Form and Greatne(s.

The Gentleman would ftill have continued hb {a~
lemn Difcourfe, had not the Student conducted him to
a Grave in the Abby Yard, and confuted his Error,
by telling him, that it was not the being a Prince
that made the Aflies ever the finer, but that it was
the Perfection and Purity of the Mind that would beau- ^
tify the Stru£lure of Man at the Refurre<5lion : For,
iaiys the Student, here lies Interred a poor Peafant, who

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daily laboured in the Fields ; and had that greatneis of
Soul in him, that fhew'd the Capacity and Ability
of a moft elevated Mind : But wanting acquired Helps^
the brightnefs of his Perfections could not dart forth
with that Luftre as other wife it would have done ;
neverthelefs his A(hes lay as honourable Fragments, ready
for a Call, to be raifed a ftately Pile^ when Emperors
and Kings will appear defpicable* By this Time the
Abby Bells chim'd in to Prayers, and Company inter-
rupted our fublime Conferences.

The Student afk'd the Guide who this Pcrfbn was;
Ke faid a Nobleman, his Name is Felix i upon this
the Student entered into Cohverfation with hirti, and
told Feiix what Country he was going to, and to what
Houfe and Family. I am informed, that the Company
and Converfation I fhall meet with there, are Emblems
of what immaterial Spirits enjoy in the Light Regions
.beyond the Grave,

This Speech put Felix into an Extafy ; fays he, I
am not almoft, but now altogether a Convert ; and if it be
as you fay, I will leave my Pofleffions and go along
with you. Then the Student and Felix went on to-

f ether, and had feveral Conferences, by the Way, oil
ubje£b Divine and Moral. T,
In their Progrefs they pafTed through a Grove, in the
Center of which there was a- Cell, and joining to it
a Grotto, which the Guide faid, was frequented by
Virgins on their Way to Mount Sion; where they
Contemplate as they pais along: Andjuftas the Guide was
ipeaking, they obferved at a diftance a young beautiful Wo-
man coming up ; on which the Student and Felix concealed
themfelves in the Cell, to obferve how fhe behaved. As foon
as fheentred the Grotto fhe fhut the Door, and went toiler
Devotion. Now, fays (he, I am in fecret, where no
Eye fees but that of Heaven; here I can meditate a-
lone, and Converfe with my Crucified Jefus. I fancy
that I now fee him in the Wildcmefs, Fafting forty^
Days and forty Nights, to teach Man the Duty of
Mortification, and Adts of Humility: Here, on this ,
my Journey from Sodom to the New Jerufalem I can
quench my Thirfl at the Springs, which arife at
the defcent of every Hill, and be fed by the Ravens of •
the'i Air, that imitate my Thoughts in their foaring
up *Xfi. thofe Regions which are beyond, and out of
Sight ^of this jnfignificant Globe of Earth.

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Here I may few green Leaves together, and maka'
me a Garment for more ornamental, to the Eye of a
meek Chriftian, than all the lively Colours of an /»-
/iian Robe: Here I can fpend the delightful Spring of
every Year in viewing the Works of my Creator, and
beholding the tender Buds, as they {hoot forth, with an
imperceptible Motion, into fpreading Leaves and bloom-
mg BlofToms : Here I can fit under the Branches of
fhady Trees, and behold how artificially the Chirping
Birds build their Nefts to the beft Advantage, and ob-
serve with what Care and Tenderncfs they provide for
their Offspring.

O, inchanting Solitude! I may, in this my Progrefs,
lay myfelf down to Reft at Night, and in the Dawn
of the Morn walk forth and fee how early the deli-
cate Larks arife, refrefliing themfelves in the Morn*
ing Air, and chanting out their pretty Notes, before
the glorious Rays of the Sun are difplayed on the ver-
dant Meadows: So that by that Time their melodious
Matins are over, all the reft of the winged Choir will
have trim'd their Feathers with their pecking Bills,
and join their imited Voices in whiftling fuch various
Hymns of Praife to their daily Benefactor, as may
fufficiently roufc drowfy Man out of the dreadful Le-
thargy of Vice, and make him ftand abafh'd to fee a
flight of Animals, only guided by inftin£t of Nature, war-
bling forth their Morning Songs to the Great yeho-*
vahy before they, who bear the Image of the Deity,
have made their Requeft known to Jejus^ or blefled
his Name for the Mercies of a paft Night. O bleffed
Harmony I to hear the pretty Chirping Sounds of fuch
Multitudes of Airy Inhabitants, that meet in Affemblies
on the Tops of the Trees, to pay their Daily Tribute,
and (hew vain Man his Duty.

As foon as (he had ended thefe her Divine Eja-
culations, (he came out of the Grotto and walked into the
Grove, lifting up her Eyes and Hands in Raptures of Joy*
The Guide informed Us, that this was an Heirefs, aVirgia
who had made her Retreat from Sodom to live in Canaan.

Then the Student and Felix came out of the Cell, and
-went up to her, and told her who they were, and
the Place they vyras going to^ what, fays (he, to AbrahanCt
Houfe? Thither I am Travelling: It is theway to5/<?«,
let us keep together, and never part, 'till Death. Wc'H
difcourfe on the Records of facred Writ, and talk of the
firft Ages of the World : how Mea lived and a£led in

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thofc ancient.Times : Such Conferences as thcfc wiH maka
our Hearts glow within us, and raife our Spirits above the
Sphere of wandering Vanities.

Then the Student, />//>, and the Virgin, went on 'till
they came to a Wildernefs, a Place that appeared at a
diftance green and ihady, but when they entered, it re(em-»
bled the Habitation of wild Animab, or an obfcure folitaiy
Grove, fuch as Poets refort to, and where Spirits meet
and Converfe with thofe they were acquainted with when
drefled in the Body of Corruption.

On the Skirts of this Wildernefs, upon an Eminence
that overlooked the adjacent Country, we (aw a Man of a
venerable Afpeft, fitting at the Door of a Cave, with a
Book and Pencil in his Hand. We went up to him, and
obferved him to take Notice of the Movements of every
little Infect that pafTed by, and often viewed one of them
upon his Table, thro* a Microfcope ; then he wouM minute
fdown the Remarks he made upon their Shapes and Pro-
portions.

Our Converts were mightily taken with the Penfiveheft
they faw in his Countenance, as well as with his many cu-
rious Fancies j biit, to colour their Dcfigns, they feigned
to him, as tho* they thought his Employment altogether
difagreeable to his Age, on purpofc to hearHvhat Anfwer
he would make.

The Student afked him why he fpent his Time after
fuch a carclefs Manner, out of the way of all Converfation,
and remote from the Schools of Inftru<flion? He anfwered,
he chofe this Retirement to avoid thofe Particulars he re-
commended ; for that thofe Places of Education are often
perverted to bad Purpofes, and Human Societies are gene-
rally fo ill regulated, that I fhall learn to fubmit Right to
Force; the Strong does not fcruple to take the Weak Perfon's
Portion from him : That there is nothing more common than
to fee Men, in thp Face of Juflice, contend for that which
is not properly their own ; and many times the Strife ends
not before the utter Ruin of the Injur'd. .

Do not they, fays he, who teach the Symbols of Mercy
very often put off all Bowels of Tendernefs ? What can
be more furious than the Malice of Religious Contefb f
Their Heat is generally lengthened out into perpetual En-
mity! Sliall I not learn the moft unnatural Barbarity in
the Schools where you'd fend me ? If I go Abroad, into the
World, (hall I not fee all forts of Wickednefs pradiied
there? In all probabilitv I might there learn how to ieiae
9n every Thing that lay within my reach, in order to

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liorc up Trcafurcs like the Mifer. Thus he entertained
the Converts with variety of thefe odd Hints, which were
altogether inflructive to them ; whether it was in Com*
plaifance that he thought they were of his Opinion, and
look*d upon thofe Men to be unfortunate who had their Re**
fidence in the Circles of Vanity, for which there can be no
Word that fignifies a verier Nothing. The old Gentleman
advanced feveral Paradoxes that required a vaft Capacity
to reach ; there feemed to be in him fomething above com«^
mon Art in his Arguments.

I defie, fays he, any Man to have fo many Opportunities
of improving his Genius, as I have in this ftill Retire-
ment ; for my Bufinefs is to Converfe daily, at the Door
of my Cave, or within a few Rods of it, with the greateft
Artifts and Wits of the Age, who have a Noblenefs in
them, that in many Refpe£b, out fhines-Man, and makes
him look like a fallen Star clouded with Smoke.

He faid, if Iimocency, Induftry, and a competent Stock
of Knowledge ought to be accounted Virtues, none had a
jufter Claim to them than the Company he kept ; for that
tho' many of them do but appear as the mofl inconfiderable
of all Beings; fuch as are often iheltered in the Mifts of the
Air, hid in Sheets of Water, or buried under Clods of
Earth, yet tftir different A£lion3 and furprizing Inftin^,
are, perhaps, one of the profoundeft Subjedls on which
our Reafon can be exercifcd; and, fays he, I am furprized
that fo few People perceive it.

For, continues he, the feveral beautiful Pcrfe£iions, I
behold in them, lead me into a Thoufand fine and uncom-
mon Notions; they give me an Idea of the very niceneis
of the Inltrument that worked every particular Part of
their Veins and Arteries, which are fo curioufly joined and
put together.

Then he flopt, and with a fort of unufual Hafte fetched
out of his Cave a large Fly ; this Infeft, fays he, hasfevc-
ral Miracles to be feen in it, if all its juft Meafures were
narrowly inquired into ; befides the Senfe that I find to be
infufed into it ; for the Creature lives and guides itfelf in a
regular and fteady Courfe, and knows when he rifes in a


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