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0EDICA'I"ORI&.

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untohim. Nomans. And

Cicero

had reafon enough to

:· laugh at the folly ofth?fe

men,~

_amiJ[a

~~fU~·

P!fcinas

Ju~ ;~~-

/":

(IJ

fore

folvM

[pera~e

"Ptdentur,

whzch m hzs tune feemed to

~! .),~

<conceive fi.1ch a

wmdyhope,

tbattbeirfijh-ponds

and places

- ·ofpleafure,!hould be fafe,when the

Cvmmon-wealtb

ll'M

loft.

, ' Thefe

Sermons,

when they were preached, gave great

0

co'ntentmentto the rel!gious,and judicious eares

o~'Your~~

·

aUFather,

ofever blefiedmemory,the

moft able1?rmce that e ..

.

-')Jer thu /(j_ngdome had,to judge o/Church-work:

.And therfore

' we hope that the

printi~g

ofthem !hall be as acceptable

to

Your

Majejlie,as

the preaching ofthem \Vas both to your felfe

- -indhim.

VV

econceive,ifyciur liking had not continued

td

- them,

"Your

~

ajejlie

would not have commanded us the

.·printingofthem. Andwe affure our felves,fince the

Liner

, are the fame,the

Prejfe

which bath made them legible, bath

- made no blot upon your gracious favours.

VV

ehave been

·cnly

Ser'Mnts,

as we are manywaies bound to be, to

Your

-

Majeflies

command, in making them ready for the

Pre!fe~

~

but4uthors

ofnothing in them. And we heartily pray that

the publiiliing ofthem, may be

Honour

to

Your

0V'Iajejlie;

(jood

to the

Church;

and meanes of

Comfort

and

falvation,

to

themwhich read them. And in thefe, and all other prayers

~Joryour

Majeflies

long life, and happy Governernent,

we

.:hu,mbly befeech

'You

to conceive ofus, as we are, and !hall

everbe~

·

Tour

M

A

j

E

s

T 1 E

s

moftlo;•all,

and humbly de)Joted

SubjeEfs and SerNnts

:

GUlL.

LONDON:

lo.

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ENs.