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V.

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1.©p

'

them

this

Liturgy, A

Reply to

tbeir Atlfwar

to

our

Exception, and

A

Petition

for

Peace

'

and

Concord,

all

which

they had

appointed nie

to

draw

up, and had examined

'

and contented to. We waited for an Anfwer to

all,

and never had

an

Aofwerto

t

any one

of

them

;

but they

kept them

and

faid

nothing

of

them

t

I

wasefpech

t

allydefrous to

have

heard

their

Exceptionsagainft ourLiturgy(when they thought

'

we

would have difagreed

among

our

felves)

and urged tome

of

them to it, and

'

could never get

a

Word

of

Anfwer, or Exception, which made

me wonder,

as

'

well

knowing I.

$Ow

very willing

Tome

were to have found

it

faulty. z.

And

e.

how

hard

it

is

ceffitated

hafte to write

loch

a `thing

that

(hall

lsot be liable to

`many Except

Yea,

when

Roger L'Strange

after wrote

again] us, hefaith lit,

'

de at

all agar

t

Liturgy,

fate that

we

left

Men

at

toomuchLiberty

; to

which

r

we then raid,' That

impaling and

reilraining

was

not our

work,

but the

Billions,

'

who

we fuppofedupon

Debate, would

have toonssr is

tone.:it.:.,ds

ow.if:

this

All

'

Concord,

andno

Attffver

or

Exception'

Mont

them

that

,extorted

this.

Work from us,

'

be

agreeable

to

the Report

you

make, or if

you have dealt

bore

like

a

Minilterof

'

Truth, I.pray

you help me to difcern it.

The

Book

with

thereft

was

printedlong

"ago,

molt

of

them by

Tome

poor:Scriviners,

that

being

ifed

in tránfcribiag,

had

'

got

a

Copy,

and

did

it for

Gain...

t

Il.

Another-Palfage

is

P.

293.

No

fnful

AH

beintfeliiired

to

make

mintIIerial

Con-

'

fortuityunlawful,

[which

if

there.

bad

bear,

they orfowe'othent

wouldaend

night

to

have

'

difeovered

it,

and

then,

I

doubt not,

it would

by

Authority have betriiakea sway,. but

'

that

being not done].

'Here

Idefire

you

to:'fatisfyantina..

few things

:.e.

When

as'eti

our PublickRe-

'

ply and

forefaid

Petition,

again(} The

oklConforsnity

were never anfwered

to

'this

Day,

is

it

ingenuous

to

cake this

fora

Confutation, barelythus

to

fey

[it

at

'cot.

done] fisould

flay.

[-it

was neveryet

lifeovered

that

Ep:fcopaçy

ss

(awful

,1

would

.

'

you not

have called

me,

=--

-as

long as

Samuel,

Billon, Hooker,

tire;.

are,unanfwered

?

s

z.

Do you

not

know

what

abundance

of

old

have thought they

tlifeovered

the

.

'

finfulnefs

of

Conformity

(Bradfhaw,

Nicolas, Ames;

Parker, Jacob, Cartwright,

,,

'

&c.) and what

Alouadel,"Salmafrtu, Getfow,.

BM'

, Didaclave,

&c. have

written

againft

Prelacy, and

tome

of

late againft

.

our

iLonformity,

(Cawdry,

FBckm,m,

'

and others,

yet

unanfwered)

And

is

this

your

dry.

Denyal

a

rational

Gonfi

'

tenon

?.

>,

3.

Would

not

your Words

make

the

ignorant

believe

that

we hav%the

Liberty

'

of

the Phek,

and

may;

do it

if

we

will

t

anddo

not,

the

Adt of

Padi

imeno,

and

'

the

fevere SearchdS

of

dhe'Prefs,: and

the:PrintersRefuf$

thew

how

Jaffe

(uch

an

'

Intimation

is :

It maybe

Come

fmall.Pamphlet may, with

much

a

do

creep

out;

'but

ib cannot

any

thing

_that

is

fullhad fatisfagtory:

,Que Caufe

is

a

meer

Stranger

'roour

Accitfers;

(it

kerns

even

to fithlas,ybu)

becau(e,we

cannot

have leave

to

'

-print

it

:

A few

have heretofore when the d'atrio

was tefi

drift

gotJotnevihat out,

'

to littlepurpofe

(Mr.

Hick

vans

was

beyond

fea)

:.

;

But,

notbiisg

..

that

may

make

'.uswell

ünderlfood.. And

is:.it

fit

work

thus

Miniffer

to

blame,

Men

thus

Pubes

f

lickly for

not

doing Inpoffibflitfes

<u

-

t.

'

4.

lt'muftbe

fitppofedthac you

!Mew

theft

thingss,'

r.

That

thé Law

forbids

us

'to

deprave-or

fpeak Igafnft

the

Liturgyaìpon,grievous.Penalties.

z.

That. the

Ca.

'

non excommunicateth

us

epja

faln,

that

-

psy.ftnes&crnsaïa

Ju,loaa,

if

we do but fay

'

that

there

is

any thing

that

a

Matt:rraay

toe

weitha

good Conluience conformrso,

3.

And that our prefent

Governors-ate

"iegeinft

it.

4.

And

that

for doing

it

we

'

are fine

by Conformifls

to

be calletf

alifpbedilet

to

Authority,

and Seditious.

%.

'

And

that

we are

fo

acculld

by

ysar:dommonly

for

Prebching when forbidden,

'

which

is

as

touch

our.

vowed Duty:futecai Writing.

And

do

you

now'tell

us

that

we

ought

to'difeover

it

if

these

be

any

fnful

Asit

Commanded:-

,Will you warrant

us

'againit

the Charge

of

Ditobedience, òr do

you chiveSrson

that,

which

if

we

do,

'

you know we

are

aireadyvjedged

toexcommunicatedJailes

and Roiue. We have

'long

beg'd

of

Parliartlent

men

that we might but once

have leave

to

fpeak, for

t

our

felves

'(

which we never yet

had

as

to the new Conformity

to

this

Day);

and

`

yet

we might petition for filch

leave;

and they

tell

us

theft Fifteen

Years

almoft,

"there

is

no hope, it will but ruine you.

-I

have .offered two

of

the molt eminent

r

Billions

to beg it

of

them

or

any on

my

Knees,

that

we

might but once

publifh

'

the

Cafe

and Realons

of our

diffent.

And

is it

not enough to

be

Fifteen

or

Six..

'teen

Years'ejebted,

fslenced,

(corned,

accufed,

as

unworthy

to

be

endured;

and

'to

be

'filently.,Patient,

and

never anfwer

for

our

felves,

nor

.liaye

the

:common

'

Juf}ice

of

being

heard, but we mutt

have

the

additional

Abufe,

to

be told

that

'

we