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Numb.

I.

"IPPENVIX

5

pany

and

Concord. Do

you complain

of

me for want

of

Chrittian Charity;

andyet would you have

theChurch

have filch Bithopsas

would

cart'

out

filch Meti

as

Aima,

Parker,

Baines,

Bradfhaw, Dod, Hilderfham,

with Multitudes

of

as

pain-

ful,

able,

Godly Men

as

the World knew, and leave fo

many drunken reading

Sots,

fome (thereabouts)

Faggot

Makers or Rope Makers,, many

that

did.

(and

that

lately

whether we

will or

not

, till

the late Act) get their Living

by

unlawful

Marriages, and fuch Courfes

as

is

a Shame to Mention, yea,

would you

have

(hops

that

would do as your Bithop

Wren, Pierce,

and

the others did, whole Accu-

làtions are

upon

Record.

For

my

part I think

fach

Mens de(lroying the

Church

was

the

caute

of

all

our

wars and

Mifery

;

and hethat dareown them

ink

after all

.

this, isno Man-for our Affociation:

I

love

no Man

the

worfe

for being

for

Bithops,

but

for being for fuch

Biíhops

and

fuch

Pra

&ices

I

do.

They

are

yet

alive,

en-

quire what

Men Mr.

Dance

and Mr.

Turner

are,

who

were the Teachers

of

this

Parifh, and what

the

People were

then,

and

what

they

are,

now? Grant

but

Piety;

Love

and

Concord

to

be

better than Ignorance and Debauchery,

and then

judge

of

them.

Except.

to

Sell. 22.

Page 64. Speaking

of

Epifcopal

Divines he faith, and

if

Liberty

of

Se

&s

and Se,

parutions be publickly

granted and confirmedto

all,

you Ball loon find that

the

Party that

I

am now dealing with,will foon by their Numbers obfcure

all

other

Pair

ties

that

now

troubleour Peace,

ibis

pag.

6¢.

n.

n

;.

Reply

to

Sell. 22.

It

was

my

neceffary care

to

diftinguifh between Proteflant.

Bishops

and

P.opitb

(of

Caffénder's

ítrain)and

it

is

your Care

With all

fubtilty to obfcure

the. Diftim&

ion,

that

you

may involve

the honeft Party

in

your Guilt

and. Snares.

That which

I

there

fpoke only

of Popith

Bithops,

and their Party (you

would

intimare that I

fpake

of the

Epifcopal

Proteftants; than

which nothinglefs

is

true,

as

ttry

Words fut.

ly

Thew.

I

tell you plainly,

filch Bithops

as Ufber,

Hall,

Morton,

7ewe, &e.

are

twenty

fold

nearer me

in Judgment, than

they are

to you,

if

you

be

one

of

the

Caffindrian

Papifts

that

therei

(peak

againft;

why then

Ihould

they not Moiler

join with

us

than with you?

If

ever

God let up Epifcopal Government where

I

live

(yea though

I

were

unfatisfied

of

its

right)

I

will obey them

in

all

things not

against the

Word of God, wereit but for Peace and

Unity.

Except.

to

Sell.

23.

They

would have all

the People

take

us

for

no Miniflers,

&c.

and

fo all

God's

Worlhip

be

negleeted in publick, where no

Bithops

and their Miffronaries are,

and

fo

when

all

others are

difeafed

or turned

our,

the

Papilla

may freely enter

î

there being none but thefe

few faithful

Friends

of

their own

to keep

them out

ÿ

which how

well

they will

do,

you may by

thefe conjecture

and

n.

t

g.

of the

fame

Page.

But

it

is

a

higher Charge than Popery that

thefe Epifcopal Do&ors

that

I

now

fpeak

of

are

liable

to,

ô'c.

.

Reply

to

Sed.

z3.

Is

not

this

true;

How

much

of

it

do

you

plainly maintain

in

this

Writing?

I had rather you had

freed your

felves

óf,

the Charge

theta called

it

Uncha%

ritahle.

Excep. to

Sell. 24.

Pag.

66.

N. f.

Speaking

to

thofe

lime

Men

he

faith, You mutt becertain that

thole

fame

Men had

Intentionem

Ordìnationu

(if

you

be

right

Papilla indeed)

did

ever any one ever hear and read any one tingle

Eagl

fb

Epifcopal Do&or require

intention

as

neceffary to

Ordination?

If

not

call

you that

Speech

of Mr.

Bo;xter't

Chriftian Charity.

Reply to

Sell.

24.

Remember

this,

that no Proteftants,

fay

Presbyters, have

to

more Power

than

the

Ordainer

intended them. You may

fee

by that

that

I

fpeak

to

PapiRs,

why

then

would

you intimate that it

was

to Proteltant

Biíhops?

Except.

to

Sell.

2

q,

Pug.

67.

Do not

thefe Mens Grounds leave it

certain

that

thrift

bath no true

Church

or

Miniftry,

or Ordinances or Baptized Chriftians in

England,

nay

in

all

the.Wetlern Church, and

perhaps

not

in

the

whole World

?

and

then

fee

whether

thefe Popith Divines

mull not

prove

Seekers.

Reply to

Sed.

z

q.

O

that

you would vindicate them from that

Charge (though

heavy) by

proving

the

uninterruptedcanonical

Succéllfon from the Apoflles.

Except,