Prayer is a principal branch of religions worihip which we are moved to by the very light of nature, and obliged by fame of its fundamental laws. Pytbagorar's golden vorfes begin with this precept, Whatever men make a god of they pray to; Deliver me,jor tbau art my God, Ifa. Xliv 1 7. Nay, whatever they pray to, they make a god of -dear qm' ragat illefirit. I' is a piece of refpeét and. Homage fo exactly confonant'to the natural ideas which all men have of God, that it is certain thofe that live with out prayer live without God in the world.