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TO

T

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c

E

O

F CHESTER

Sir

The,,,aschamberlaine,

Chiefe

Iufice

of

his

Maietties

Councell

in

the

Marches

of

WALE

S.

.

Right Worfhipfull,

Haue

prefumed

under your

worthy

Names,

tefend

forth a

few

Ohferssations (fetch

as

they

are)

on

the Parable

of

the

Rich

man

and

Lazarus

:

A

Scripture

that

may

well

be

let

by

the

Preacher

to

an

age effuch

ful-

me

ffe

of

finne

as ours is

:

An

age

and time,

wheresi

vngodlineffe,

which

(as

the(a)L.

Prefiee to

of

Pletlis

ence

fayde)

was

wont

but

to

wh

/per

the truncr'c

men

in

the

Bare,

and

lsspingly

to

fpeake

between the teeth,deth

ofRel:Von.

now

wog

boldly,

and

without

all

blufb

of

fhame,

w

ith

open

mouth,

call

vpon

both

Bench

anti

Pulpit

forproteEion.

Dines

bath

many

Tonnes

at

this day,

fprung

from

his

laines

of

cruelty,

and the

contempt

of

the

poore

:

and

for

his

brethren among

vs,

they be

not

(b)

fine

enely,but

mere then flue

hundred;

hll

which,

liming

in

no

feare

of

od

or

death,

and

impudently

in

all

b

L.

t 6

the

deedes

offnne, require

the

f

arpefl

edge

of Difcipline,

Gods

2L

and

mans.

Therefore

and towardthe

reformation

of

fo

many as

God

fkgll

incline

to

reade with

[erne

cenfcience

the

enfuing

D

f

ceurje,

1

haue (to

my Poore

skill)

done

femewhat

in this

fearefull

Parable

of

Dines. That

little

which

is

done,isacccrding to the

Scriptures,

and

humbly commended

toyour

Worfhip

by

One

that

cloth

loueandreuerence

You

for the

good

parts

of Iudiice

and

Piety,whicbare

noted to be in

you

by

thofe

that

know

you

;

and

appeareth

by

this,

that

yon

(pare

no

framed,

ands

accept

no

faces

of

men,

or

kite

rs

i

matter; of

publake

bearings

whether

in

Terme or

out.

A