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352

difufed than

urged.

We

now

fee

with what Defign

it

was that

Mr.

N.

p.279.

applied to

another

Perfon

what

was

faid of

the

Moderadon

of

Bithop

Sandys.

This

Bithop

was

to

be

reprefented

as

a

fevere

Per

-

fecutor,

and

therefore Mr.

N

mifquotes

his

Author,

rather

than let

it

appear, that Bithop

Sandys

was

fo

far from

being

a

Perfecutor,

that the Archbilhop

Life

of

Par.

doubted

of

HIM,

if

it

came

to

Safpenfaon or

Depriva-

ker,

p.

325.

tion,

whether

he

"would be

concerned.

This

is

the

Church

Hiff.

Account

we have

in Strype.

Mr.

Fuller

gives

him

Lib.

1V.

the

following

Chara&er. '

Edwin

Sandys,

Arch

-

p.

197.

bithop

of

Tork,

an excellent

and painful

Preacher,

and

of

a

pious and

godly

Lifeit

is

hard to

fay,

whether

he

was

more

eminent

in

his own

Vir-

tues,

or more

happy in

his

flourilhing

Poflerity."

By

the

Help of

his

own

Method

of

reprefenting

things,

Mr. N.

defcribes this

eminent

and

pious

Confefi'or,

as

perfecuting

HONEST

Men again}

the

Convi&Zions

of

his

own

Mind.

A

heavy

Charge!

Mr.

Strype,

from whom Mr.

N

had

this

Will,

ex-

prefly fays,

'

7

hat

it

difcovers from

hitnfelf

the

'

holy

and divine, the

pious

and

humble Spirit

of

this

Strype's An.

3.'

excellent

Prelate."

But

whence

thefe

different

yfz.

Conclutions

from

the fame

Will

?

'Fis

eatily an-

fwered.

Mr.

Strype fairly

quotes

the

whole

of

it.

And

is

it

not

highly

unjutlitiable

in

Mr.

IV

by

fop-

preffing

Part

of

the

Will

which"

lay

before him, fu

to

change the Defign

of

it,

as

to make

that

a

Foun-

dation

to blacken

the

Memory

of

the

good

Arch

-

bi(hop; which

is

an

hone} Difcovery

of

his

Senti-

ments,

and

a

plain

Proof

of

his

upright Behaviour.

The

Words

that

immediately

follow

thefe quoted

by

Mr. N.

are thefe.

'

Howbeit,

as

I

do

catily

'

acknowledge

our

Eccletìa}ical Policy,

in

force

'

Points

may

be

bettered;

fo

do

I

utterly

ditlike,

'

even

in

my

Con

fcience,

all

fuch rude and indigefied

Platforms

as

have been

more

lately

and

boldly,

than

'

either learnedly

or

wifely preferred, tending

not

to

the

Reformation, but

to

the

Defiruélion

of

this

Church

c)f

England,

The

Particularities

of

both

Sorts referved

to the

Difcretion

of

the

godly wife,

Of

the

latter

I

only

fay

thus:

That

the

State

of

a

final/ private

Church,

and

the

Form

of

a larger

Cbr

jiien

Kingdom,

neither

would long

like,

nor

can