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TO

HIS MOSTj

SACRED MAIESTIE,

CHARLES.';

,-

By

the·grace of

G0 D, K

I NG

of

qreat 'Britaine;

·

France andJre!and,

VEFE:l'fDE'Jt.

OF THE

FAITH,

&c••.

Mo.ft Gracio1U and 'Dread

So

v

E RA

1

G NE : •

E here prefent to Your moll

SacreJ

-~a;eflie,a

booke ofSermons.

VV

e

need not tellwhofe they are, the

Ser~

mons are able to fpeake their

.Author~

VVhen the

Author

died, Your

Ma~

jeflie

thought it not fit his

Sermonr

·

iliould die with him. And though

they could not

li1Je

with all that ele....

gancy which they had upon his tongue, yet you were

gra~

ciouily pleafed to thinke

apaper

~life

better than none.

V

p...:

on this Your

lvfajeflie

gave us

a

fl:rict charge,that we 1houlc1

over

~Iooke

the

Papers

(as well

Sermons

as other

Traflates)

ofthat

~e"'verend

and

Worthy Prelate,

and print all that wee

found perfect. There came to our handsa world of

Sermon...

notes,

but thefe came perfect. Had they not come perfect,

we £h?u.Id not have ventured

to

adde any limme

u~to them~

left m1xmg apen farre inferiour, we iliould have

dtsfigure~

fuch compleat bodies.

·

.

Your

~.ljefliesfir£1:

carewasforthe

Prejfe,

thatthd

,

J1

7-

worke

.

.

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