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the

.Epifile.

ßs,

Peta

'ìus,

Sancta

Clara,

Dr.

Hammond,

and

abundance

more

for Prelacy, &c.

He

is

not

worthy

the

name

of

a

man

that would not

know

that

truth,

whichmaketh

both

for his

temporal

and

eternal

welfare,

Under

thefe

accufations

my

confcience

urged me

to acquaint

the

áccu

ng Clergy

with

our Cafe, believing it be uncharitable

to

impute

all

their

to

"e

report

to

Malignity,

or

Dial,oli

m,

but that

it

was

STRANGEFsT

SS

to

our Cafe,

while

wrath

and crofs

intereff

kept

them

from hearing

us

:

But

my

pru-

dent

friends

perfwaded me

filently

to

leave

all

to

God,

afüring

me

it

would but

more

exafperate, till

they

called

us

themfelves

to

fpeak.

Twice

we were

fince

invited

to

a

Tryal

for

Concord,

and

both times

came

to

an

Agreement

with

the moderate

and

eminent

Per

ons

that

we treated with

:

But

it

wag

buried in

privacy

;

and

f1í11

we

are

called

on,

to give

the

reafons

of

our

Diffent.

Having

long forborn for

fear

of

offending

them

that

require it,

at

Taft

I have

here

ad-

ventured,

not

fo

far

as

to

urge

the

Cafe,

but

only

to

fl

ate -it,

and

tell you barely

what it

is

that I dare

not

do

:

if

I

find

that

you

can

bear

this, if

I

have leave

from

God

and

man,

I Ihall

venture

on

more,

and

give you

my

reafons

:

This

unarmed Account

is

eaf

ly-

trampled

on,

I

doubt not

but

it

will

meet

with