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3

,

all.

If

the Original of thefe

unhappy

Difputes

was

in

the

main

very infgnifz-

cant

or groundlefs,

the

Retinal

of

them

is

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more improper.

For

the

fake

of

Chriflianity,

therefore,

and

the

Pro-

teftant Caufe,

'tis

to

be

hoped,

that

every

Attempt

to

awaken

the

Paßîons

of

Mankind

upon

fuch Points,

will be

for

ever difcouraged

by

the

Friends

of

Truth

and

Liberty.

Why

should Pro

-

teftants bite and devour?

why

calumni-

ate

or reproach each

other

?

or

why

endeavour

to

afperfe and blacken

the

great

Founders of

the

Reformation

?

The

common

Enemy

can do

enough

of

This. 'Tis

pity a

Hillary of

the

Puri-

tans

lately

publithed

by

Daniel

Neal,

M

A.

íháuld

give Occafion

for fuch

Re-

fletians

!

If

either

Party

has

offended,

as

it

may

be

each

in

its

Turn

has done,

fince

thofe

Offences

now

ceafe,

let

them

be

buried

in

eternal

Oblivion;

not

only

be

forgiven,

but abfolutely forgot.

Iliacos

intra

muros

peccatur

& extra.

If

the

Laws

were fomewhat

fevere

upon

the

Puritans,

they, when

they

had got

the

Power

into

their

own

Hands,

took

ample

Revenge contrary

to

Law.

Thefe

things are

paff;

for

the

future,

if

the

Nation

is

not to

be

blefs'd

with a

more

perfect

Agreement,

yet,

as

Chriflians, and

as

Proteflants,

let

us

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2

join