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A

SERMON PREACHED

IN THE COVRT

AT

GREEN...

VVIcu,

On

Sunday,

being the

I

V.

of

dpril~

A11. 'Doru.

M

o x c v

1.

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11

Co R. Chap.XII. Verf. XV.

Ego autem

libentiffim~ impet~dam,

&

fuper

~i:npendar

fpfe ·

pro animabus veftns: etfi Jtcet plus vos dthgens, m.mus

diligar.

e/fnd I wiUmoflglad{y beflow, and wiUbee beflowed[or your

Joules; though, the more I /o11eyou, the lejfe I am lrlJJed.

.

HE words be'Saint

Pauls;and

to the

Corinthians,

And,ifwe neitherknew

whofeth~y

were,nor to

whom; yet this we might know by the words

themlelves, that it is

Love

that fpeakes, and

un–

kind,.ejfe,

that is fpoken to.

Impendam;

St~per­

impendar; libmtijftme:

this muli needs be love;

and that,.unkindndfe, that requiteth fuch

love,

with fuch an

Etji, Etji mimu diligar,

Tho~<gh,

the

more I love, the lelfe I

i1c

loved.

Many wayes it may be manifell, that Sainc

t

Pa~<l

loved the Church of

Corinth

more than •

Cor.;

••i.

many other (loved

~hem,

for he

laboured more

~~f.:

8

;~.··

for them.)

By the nme hec fpent with them,

.

"yeare and

a

halfe

full: Scarce with any fo much.

By.~

s

vifiting

them three feverall times: Not any fo oft. By two of his largell:

Epzsiles

fem to them: Not, to any the like, And in the one of them we fee here,

how franke and how kinde a profellion he maketh,in

q11A omne verbtem charitatis ig_ne

vaporat•r,

wherem, every wordcarrierh

a

fweet fent of

Loves

perfume: (It

•S

Same

Gregory.)

Thefe, each ofthefe; but all thefe together, may prove his

magudtltgam;

the abundance of Hts loveto

Corinth.

Now there !houldbe,in

/n,c,th~ vertu~

ofthe

Load-jlone,the

vertue

dttratiive,td

:a

draw