Burroughs - HP BS2775 B87 1649

' 18 tlti11tl'l1% .ca:lebs vixiffom, aut orbtu periiJTrm. '"'"''rritd, or b~td dttd with~ut rhtldrrn. Although gold comes from the earth none dcfpiit;th it, and although drofie and rufi comes from the gold,none re.. gards it ; the vertuous coming from mtane parentage are honorable, and the vi~ious coming from noble. pa reo. tage arc.c~tewptlbk. This is the firfi Argume~t,l'bat there is not much in ""' nobility ot birth, that ,it iliould b( cou ,·~ted too great a thing to be laid down for God. . ·~ But fecondly, fuppofe there bee . fome great mat: er in it, yet God · is infinitely · worthy that ir"ihould be laid down for his honour: if there were ten thoufand times more honour in it then ind~ed there i<i, y~t the d~nying of all w~e not a fuHiocnt tdbmony ofthat refped you owe to the great and glori- : ou~ God. ~od is worthy that allthc ,Kings) Princes, Pottntates, great ones of the eanh, iliould come and bow~ and lye dow·ne fhtbdore him,abafed in . ·his prdt nee, that they iliould all bring their C rown~s, and pom.pe, and dignines, and caft them downe at his fcc:t, as· Rcvtl. 4· 10, u. the foureand twen-