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[33o.

offered

on filch

a

condition path

Come

latent

ill

deceit,

and

theretOre

is

to

be refuted by

a

pious

and

prudent

m:rn;

to

any

fee

-ne

h

to

be

¿ifallow-

ed for

three

cxufès

:

i.

[1

re

pet

to

the Oath it

F.

.

in

whic:?

zits

i

firft

required

:

But

a

fpeech.

of

indenite

and

amnb4uous

retire

before

diftirrfìion

m

id

e,

is

no

true

propofition

;

yea,

no

propofition

at

all

;

when

a

pr

opolic inn,

as

Boys

know, Ihould

lignifie

truth or

falihood

without

ambiguity.

2.

to

refpeft

of

him

to whom

we

fwear:

For

the

proper

-end

of

an

O

áth

is,

that

he

to whom it

is

made

have

forte

certainty

of

a

thing before

un-

certain.

3,

In

refpe'`t

to

the

fvearer

himCelf,

who if

he

take

an

Oath.

in

loch

condition,prepareth

either

a

(candal

for

his

neighbour, or

a

(hare

for

himCelf.

For

loch collation cannot

be

imagined

to

look

any

other

way,

than

either

to

draw

others

by

our

example

ro

take

the

fame

Oath

(though

wit

s

relua.

nt

confcience) which

is

to fcandalize

our

nerd;

°aoar

:

or

that

fotnewhar_

elle be

after

re

quired

of

us

to be done

by

viz-rue

of,

that Oath,

which

is

either

unlawful,

or

incommodious;

which

is

to

lay

a

fn.are

for

our

(elves.

Let

a

wife man

thereíore

take

heed'that

he

ruff:r not

hinfelf

to

be

imj)ofed

bv

there

Arts;

or

left

fo

much

valtre

the

tav

:Par

or fear

of

any

other

man,

as

to

Çavatlo

°w

the

bait

when

he

knoweth

that the

hook

is

under ir:

rily,

rh?t

all

may

be

ri

fitly

done

when von

fvt:ar,,it

is

e)(oedieut

that

alt-

parties

be

.

clearly

a

grz7

d

the

fen

è

of

the words

that

are

inrereffe

in

the

matter

;

which

by

the

Antients

was

called

EL!..la

do

jw-

zr

Sots

tvLikLt'r'i

1

qm

6,

f,

atus

d!c're

p0i?

s.

And

in

the

o1.1

form,

he

that

irn)ofed the

Oath

was

wont to

fay

the

l';vearer

[

de

re

peto

li

üdo