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FuneraU Sermon.

014ulcafler

during his life, and wasa cominuall helper ro him, and his Son;;;;

Mt~lcafter,

to whom he gave a legacte

oftwentj pormdby

hts

Will:

And as if he had

madeM:.

Mutc4jler

hts Tutor or

fupe~vtfor,

he placed hts

pi<~ture

overrhedooreof

his Studte: whereas mall the refi ot hts houfe, you could fcantly fee a pi£lure.

From. Mafier

014ulcafler

hee went ro

Cambridge,

to

Pembroke. Hall,

atid was

~here

admmed one of Doctor

Wats

Scholars

:a

nora~le

Grnmm&rian,

well enrered

trirhe

Latrne, Gruke,

and

Hebrew

tongues; and hkeWlfc

tn

the

Geometry,

and fome of

the

Mathew:aticJ:s :

and after. a Fellow there, in which bee paffed over all

Degrees

a~d

Places

1n fuchfort,

rt

ma]mbm fompcr dtgnU< habmtur;

bee ever feemed wor–

tliy of higher and greater

Pla~es, :;~d.

would in rhe end artaine the highefi:

Nnutes

enim ejm matur4 ermt;

For h1sablimes and venues were mature, and

ripe

forgrea–

ter imploymenrs.

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And in this hee owed little to his Tutors, butmofr to hi!; owne

painesaodi!u~

die.

In which, give mee leave to remember one thiDg which he hath often lamen–

ted himfelfe to mee and orhers, rhathe never could finde a fir opponunirie ro fhew

his rhankdulne!fero Doctor

Wats,

his

Patron,

norro any of his pofieririe: Yet he

did nor urrerly forger J:!im in hi>

Will,

having ordered rhat the

two FeUIJJIJfhiJs

to be

founded

by

him in

Pembroke-Hall,

ihould alwayes bechofen and filled, out of the

Scholars

of Doctor

Wats Foundatien,

ifthey were found fir, ofwhich him fel'fchad

beene one.

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Being in holy Orders, he attended rhe Nobleand zealous

Henry EAr!eof Hun–

ti»gdon, Prejident ofrorke,

and was imployed by him in ofren

preaching,

and

confe.

rence r11ith ll.ewfants,

both of rhe

Clerzie,

and

Laitie;

In which, GoD

fo bleft

his

endeavours, that he converted forne of the

Priefts,

and many of the

Laitie

J

with

great [ucceffe; bringing many to the

Church,

and feldome loling hislabo11r

1

none

ever convening fo many as he did.

Afrer this Mr.

Secretary Walfingham

takes notice of him, and obtained him

of the

E11rle,

intending his preferment, in wbich he would never permit him ro

tak~

1

any

Cormtrey-henejice,

Jefi he and his great learning fl10uld be buried in a

Cotmtrey–

church.

Hisintent was to makc·him

ReAder of CMtrover.ftes

in

C11mbridge,

and for

his mamtenance hea!Iigncd to him (as I am informed) rhe

Leafe

ofrhe

Par{onageof

Alton,

in

Hampjbire,

whichafrer his death he returned ro his

Lad;,

which lheenever

!mew, norrhoughr of.

Afrer this, he obtained the

ric~trage

of

Saint

Gitu

without

Creeple-g~ttt,

London;

and a

Prt6endRejidentiarics

place

ir;Jl'auls,

and was chofen

M~tfler

of

Pembroke-Hn/1;

and afterward was advanced ro the

Deanry

of

Weflminfler:

and all this without all

<Hnhition orfuire of his owne : GoD rurningthe hearts of his friends to promote

him for his greatworrh.

Whenhe tookerhe degreeof

D. D.

in

Cambridge,one

ofhis quefiions was,thaf

Decim4 debenturjure divino:

which he betrayed nor, as fome have do!le, but made it

good by

Scripture!,

and divine and narurali reafo11, as will appeare to the Reader,

when rhar, among other of his

Workes,

fhall enrich the Englilh Church,with ahip-

pie rreafure of learning.

'

He was, as all our Englilh world well knowes, a fingular

Preacher,

and a moii

,

-..._

famous

Writer.

He was fo fingubra Preacher, and fo profound aWrirer, th:tt you

will doubt in which he did excell

:

whofe

weapons

in the mouthes ofthe

adverfar;es

proved as fiones in the teeth of dogs; while they thought to wirhfiand

or

anliver

them, they bitthe fiones and brake their owne teeth

:

and fo it is true of

him, Refpon-

faeju.

ftneu[ponftoni6~H,

His anfwers wereanfwerleffe: Never durll :my

RomamJI·

anr

wer him ;as their common ufe is,rhat which they cannot anfwerand confute,they

flight ir, and let it pa!fe withour any anfwer at all.

.

His admirable knowledge in rhe learned

tongues,Latine,creeke,He6rew,Cha!dee,

Syriack, Arabick,

befides other moderne

Tongues

to the number of

fifteene

(as I am

informed) was fuch and fo rare,rhat

h~

may well be ranked in the firfr place,to be one

of

th~

rarefi

Linguijls

in Chrifiendome;

In

which,hc wasfo

perf~chndabfolure,borh

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