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Dedicatory

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:

have· brought

triumphan~ly ·

into

EJ{ex,

(herein

you

did happily

Patrizare)the

Lord continue the like care to

buildand

rtpair

his

Houfe

in

thofe

w~o

forvive

JOM

from generation to generAtio•,

that fo

yout

Houfe may

frill be honourably

[upported.

.

Ecclefiaftical

Story.

f

P.~aks

of

one.

Henri–

CU!

Auceps,

when

he

dtd

fight agatnfi:the

HungariaNs,maile

this vow to

Goa,

That

if

the Lord

wosld give

him

vifJorJ

againft

his

enemy,

be

would

psrge

his CountrJ

from.

Simo–

"J:~

which at

that time

mightily abouna

dcd

therein.

We

wa.nt

men

offuch

an

!Je•

rDical

zealouJ difpojtion

in

England.

Oh that all

Patrons

were more

mind

full

'

I

2

"''ng,

pftheir

high

trufl'

thep

they

would

not

1

~.

14

Sec:. ,

fo

often

be'tr~y

the

fouls

of

people

by

.

putting off

a

friend,&c. with a Living to

fome

unworthy Chaplain.

Qoubtlefs there

is many a

damned creature ro.tring in Hell,

curfing

covetoui

Patrons

as

v;ell

as

~nfaith-

full

Paftors;

for whofe

Blood

(in

part

at

leafr)

they

muft

be accountable to

the·· · ·

Fat

her

of

{j>irits, eznd

J~tdge

of

YJUic/t

and

· ·

dead. -

Amofr heav,y reckoning,when

the

·

~

fins of

fo

many

Congregations) to

which .

:;r

_:

atrons

a.re

accc{fary

by

fe_pping

ignorant

and fcandalous

Miniftcrs

~morigft th~m, ~

· :..

are

made theirs; whereas the

leafr

of

their

~

O.w.njins

unrepented

of)will

ftnftthemeter•·

·

~:,aUy.

. ·

.A .;

.

God

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