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2

tithe

Ricb

moynel

Lazarus.

would

hee

hale

all

men

alike

?

as

ifchey had

thus

rea!oned

again(

him

,

as

again(

one

that

fpake

bothabfurdly and

Ver.i

5.

impioufly.

But ver

%r

5. hee tels

them,

thatdefire

of

riches

and

loue

of

themfelues

,

had fo

blinded them

,

that they

fate

not

where they

were

, nor

in

what dangerous

wayes

and

that becaufe

they held

rhemfelues

wife, therefore they

iudged him foolifh,and

his

doìrine

(that

was

wife)ridicu.

lous

:

but

that that pleated

them,

Cod

abhorred

:

and

fo

he

commeth to

the Scripture,

now

read,v.

r

9. which

I

take

to

be,

not

any

f}ory

or

thing done, but

as

was

faid,

a

parable

where

his chicle

purpofe

Is

to

dif

wadethefe

Pharifes

from

cruell hardnes and

a

carnall

life

by the example

of

this rich

man,hung

vp

(as

it

were)

in

chaines

in h(

11

for

terrour to

others,becaufe

hefed

himfelfc

curlouíly,

and

fed

not

poore

.Laz,arp.r.

And

heere

vnder

the persons

of

the

rich man

and Laza:

rats,

we haue

two

forts

or

(aces

of

men

;

fuch

as

were

them

in

the

world,

are

now,

and

11-ia11

be to

the

end

of

time.

In

both

which,

we Lay

note

their different

Oates

,

and

that

hich

is

common to

them

:

their different

flates

are

heere

on

the

earth,or

after

they

left.

It

in

their

Hues

they

differed

eery

much,and

after

their

deaths, much

more

;

for,

the

rich

man

was

finely

clothed, or clothed with

foft and gorgeous

ray

merit

:

and

for

his

fare,it

was

delicate

and

of

the bell

cue.

ry

days.19

the

beggar and

Lazarus

vas

vexed with

fores

and

hunger, delring

the

courfë(

bread

,

or

crummes

of

bread that

fel

from the richrnans

table.v:

20.2

a

After death,

the beggars

foule

was g?orified

in the boforn

of

fidraham,

being

caried

thither

by

the Angels

:

hurof

his

burial! there

is

no mention. I'

he

richmans

body

was

glorioufly

buried in

the

earth,and

his

foule

pittifully buried

in

hel.v.2

2.2

3.and

this

is

common

to

moth

,

that they both

died.v.2.

z.

Thus

(andeth

the

fcope

and íurnme

of

thefefue lira

Lac,

164

verfes,an

d

tlae

femme

of

all

is

to

aduife

men to fpend their

goods well,and

not

%Ton

their

lulls

:

not

to forget

mercy,

and

to

be.

liberal!

to

Chrif}s

poo4e

,

that

their

fountaines,

that

is,

their

elate

and

poiTefIions

may

be

bleffed

veto,

tliena.