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END

1

X.

Iolumb.I.

Except.

to Seat.

z6.

Pag.

47. Speaking

of

fame under

the Name

of

Epifcopal Divines

faith,

that

they withdraw the People from obeying their Paftors,

by

pretending

a

Neceflìcy

of

Epifcopacy,

&c.

and partly inflil into

them (uch Principles

as

may

prepare

them for

flat

Popery

;

and yet in the next Page 48. faith,

that thole

fame

Men do

themfelves

(viz.

Mr.

Cbifenball

againft

Vane,

Mr.

Waterboafe

for.

Learning, Zealous

Men

for Epifcopacy) publith

to the World what a pack

of

notorious, ignorant,

filly

Souls,

or

wicked unclean Perlons chofeare

that

are

turnedPapifts. How now

can Mr.

Baxter call

thole Men that

fo publi(h, &v.

faithfulFriends to

Rome?

pag.

64

See

howUncharitablenefs

betrays

and

accufes

it

felf

in

its bufy

Acculations

of

others; and mutt

juttify

them

per

Force

of Truth

when it would condemn.

Reply

toSeEt

26.

Whywhat

is

the

Scope

of

this

your

Writing, but to

prove

that

we

are.

not

Pa-

flors? and wouldyou not then draw the People from

acknowledging

us

fuch

?

This

is

like the Man that

fwears he never fwore

in

his Life ; you blame

me with

charging

you with

what you

contend for.z.Butyou do with

as

little

Candor

as

ve-

rity

fay

that in

the

next

Page

it

is

thofe fame

Men that

I

fpeak of, when

I

purpofe-

ly

and

plainly

call thefe

[Gentlemen

of

the Epifcopal

Proteflant

Party]

as

diftinet from

the

Ca_(jandrian P,apifls,

and

as

helping

us

in

the

Difcovery

of

the

Danger. But

1

perceive

it

is

your

Delire to make Men

believe

that

I cook

them for all one. But

a

goodCaufe

needs

not

fuch

a

way

of

Defence

:

Did you think that

the learned

Do.

&or

to

whom you wrote would believe you who had myBook at hand, and could

fee

that your

Words were

falte

?

And

is

it

not

Orange

that upon

fuch a dilhonelt

Foundation you can

build fuch

a

triumphant Exclamation

as

follows,

Dee

bow

Un-

charitableneß

betrays

and

accufes

it felf,] &c.

Exception

to

Sell.

27.

Pag. So.

n.

4.

[If

thefe

that

I

difpute

withwill

Thew

themfelves openly

to

be

Pa-

pifls, and plead

that Women

or Lay -Men may baptize in

cafe

of

Neceflîty, &T.]

See, fee his

Magifterial canting

crying

out Popery upon whatever

likes

him not

:

Doth

he know whom hehere condemns for Papifts

?

Yes

he doth,

for he

tells us,

pg.

8r. that

the

;8th

Canon

Elibertini

Concilii

(and

he

tells us

right)

decrees,

that in

cafe

of

nece(fity

a

Lay

Man may

baptize;

well

an ancient Catholick Council held

under the primitive pure

Times,

whilft Perfecution yet.

exercifed the

Church;

more ancient

than the Council

of

Nice,

and whereof

Magnus Ogre

Confeffor was

a part,

is

peacht

of

Popery too, together with

us.

Enough

of

this,

I

might add

much more.

All this

within the

compafs

of

twenty

Leaves, from

pag.

4f.

to

85.

Reply to Sell.

27..

All

this

but

a

Sneer

Miftake.(whether willing or unwilling)

:

I

never took

this

Point

'alone

enough to denominate a Man

a

Papilt;

but

becaufe

ie is

a

Point

wherein the Papilts generally

hold

one way, and the Proteflants another,

I take

ic

to

be

a

fuller Difcovery which

fide

the forementioned

Perfons are

of: I

durit not

fay

that

the

Error of Purgatory,

or

praying

for the Dead, or -praying

to

Saints,

no, nor Tranfubflantiation

alone

is

fuffrcientto denominate

a

Man

a

Papilt.

But

yet I think

if

a Man

would degrade

our Mini

ters, and unchurch our

Churches;

and

all

the Reformed Churches

that

have

not

Bithops

and maintain the Romith

Or-

dination,

and Church, andyet

fay

he

is

not

a

Papilt;

your Addition of

one

of

thefe

would

further the Difcovery

;

I

am

not ignorant that

Terruhian

andothers

fpeak

of

Lay

Mons Baptizing

in

cafe

of

neceffity

(but not

for Women, though

Pamelius

would pervert

Tertullian's

Words for

that End).

Except.

to Seib.

z8.

To

give you

a

Tafte

when he

quotes Fathers

as

he quoted above the

Both

Canon

Apoflolical to

eje&

our

Bithops:

So

alto

when

he would prove

that

the ancient

Church

held

it

lawful

for Minigers to impofe

Hands

for the confirming

of

Parties

baptifed,

pag. 58.

for

Proof of

what he

faith

he pretends to but

Two

Authors,

viz.

Ambrnfi

in

Epbef.

4. and Angullin

quaff.

ex

vet.

&nova

Teftam,

mixt

:

both cer-

tainly fpurious Pieces, andthe latter the Work

of

an Heretick.

_

Reply

to

Sell.

2.8.

You

go the farther the

worfe

:

I

quoted

Bishop Downame

as

one

of

the Epifco-

pal Proteftants, to

Thew

that it

is

their

Judgment, that

Minigers ordained

without

Bishops

may

be

true Minigers

:

Now

becaufe

the

Bishop brings there

two Teltimo-

nies-on

the

by about

Confirmation and Reconciliation

of

Penitents, you do

(in

my

Judgment

not well).

a.

Feign me

to be

the

Speaker

of

chofe

Words, and

the

Alledger

of

thole Authors

when

it

was a

Bishop;

and

his

Words go cited

becaufe

a