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to

the

Reader.

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handled,

heroical)),

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Coin

nand

mee

jube,

ouianon

ro

be flaine, becaufe neicherche benefit

of

life, nor the

jàiutute:,efrcio,±

punt

fhmentof

death'

con

move

me,eirher to

ceafe to be

p(icio

anec

n""

juPi

Casars

fouldier, or to begin to

be

thine.

Thus what.

dúucr

I

!

at

aut

fever

doe

befallthee,

though

a

thoufand

deaths

be

threat-

Cxfares

miles

ned

to

beinflicied

on

thee,

let neither

the

hope

of

life, nor

Ffedef.r

the

Bare

o

death

draw

thee to

ceaf

from

being

Chrifls

rust e/feinsipi.

,f

f

am.srufon.ts.;

fouldier,

or

to

begin

to

fight under

the worlds

banner

;

it

`.14

as

more noble

and

comfortable

to

die the

no.ofl

rçnominioiar

death

for

Chrift,

then

to

litre the

mos`tglorioue

worldly

life

!

with

the

deny

allofClarifl.

3.

Doe

not

f

and

aloofe

off'

from

Chrift

when

Chriff:

is

upon

the

Crofi'e

:

Doe not

halt

and

nxrttrals

e

in

thehonre

ofChrifs'

and

his

Churches troubles

; he

that

is

not

Chri.Fts

friend

is

Chrifls

enemy

:

He

that

is

not

with

him

is aga=r?(}

him

:

It

is

Salotnons

obi

rvation

of

the

floatlifrsll,e.:.that

is

floathfull

in his

Work.

is

brother

to him

that

is

a

great waiter,

accordingly,

he

that

is

(loath

full in

Chri fis

worke

:

that

dotb

no: readily

put forth

his

hand,

to

the

helpe

andafiflanceof

Cbri/l

an

his

Church,

is

brother

to

him

that

is

agreat

Waller

of

the.,

Kingdome

and

Church

of

Chi-if}

:

Chrift

lookes on

all

u

t

ea.

Neutralifls,

,ts

on

enemies,

andnaton

feruants,

*

he

that

hewntmitte;

net

wholy

with

Chriff,

cloth

very

/i'armfilly

neg.

Greg.Nazica.

le

Ft

Chrifl;

: there

is

no

con

fiJlence

betweene

the

fervice

of

two

(.7srafiers, men cannot

p?,Ifibly

a

once

be

the followers

of

trio

contrary leaders

:

1isd

what are

the

fe

time

frying

Politicians

and

carnal!

Neutralizing'

middle

men

?

but

l3i-

,rituall

Harlots,

their

hearts

are

divided

betwixt

Chrifs

and

other

lovers

:

Ignominious

DX

grocers

of

the'

Chrifian

name

and

proféßion

,

their

way

like the

goings

of

the lame

whole

legs

are not

equall

:

prods

-

r

us