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.,the.Lo:rd.

th~ ·fe~~cher

of

al .bat~tt

knoweth,

that

when

thefc

:ser~

:

mons ·were firll: preached,

it

waS:

cl

neuer

once intended

that

t~ey

-f

fhould con1e

to

the .prclfe. ·And -.

.r . ·

therefi1re

the

\V

hole

difcourfe

was

~

.

matte~

a_nd

rnanner,~s

migh_t

beft

~

.

fit

thecaRactty and neceffiue ofthe prefentaudttory.

But lince

fome

of theordinary-hearers had publilhed

~

their notes (as themfclues could.gather

the~

in

the

~

time ofthCtSermon)without our kno\vledge or con-

t

fe~t,~nd

tna.ny faulrs

were efcaped

in

\Vr~ting and~

pnnttng,whtch byduecareand forefight mt,ght haue

,

bin-preuented :therfore both for

our

clearing;& the:

~

1

betterfatisfyingofthe Chrifiian Reader, wee

were-~-compelled to·teuiewand refine the whole Treatife•

· -+~Wherein

we

haueioiot~

laboured

(as

neere as wee

.~

could)

to

fet

il~wnee~e.ijii'thing,

without addition

~~1

or·~~tr~t_tion,as

it

was fidl:- ddiuered in the

~ublique

\

Mtntfiene. .

..

,;,:~.:-;.;_..:,

·,

~any

reafons

ther~yi;

'which

moue vs to dedi–

cate

thefeour

paQ;ela&burs

vnto

your

wodhip. ;

· Firft,to telHfie otir vnfained thankfu-lnes for al the

lingular fauours, which wee haue

recei~ed

at your

hands,for the

fplce

ofthefe twentie yeers. Wherein .

you haue alwaies

~e\ved

your

felfe as willing

to

aide

and defen-d vs,in our iull caufe,as

you

were careful to

make

choifeofvs,~t

our firfi entrance into our

place~f

.

Secondly,

becaufe we know not ho\v foone we ibid

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