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Tht Epiftle

Ded·catDrJ•

-ment.

Many

that are

now

defpicable,

fo

ob–

fcure that

they

a~e

loft

in

the tale and count of

the World, fhall then

be

taken into the arms

of

ChriG ;

He will not be afhamed

e

to

confeft

them

c

Luke

u ,

s.

man

by

man

before

his Father

;

Fat

her, this

is

one

of

mine.

Oh

·tis fweet to hear fuch an ac–

knowledgment out

ofChriA:s

own

mouth~

So

alfo

in Heaven there

are

none

poor;

All

the

J?ejfels

of Glory

are filled up: if there be any

difference in

the

degree,

the

Fo~ndation

of

it

is

layd in

Grace,

not

GreaUleft.

{See theNores

Sir, .You

will

finde in

f

this EpiA:le,that

men~~ [;~&

1

c;~~:

of your rank and quality are liable to

great Cor-

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cap.

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the

rupttons;

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or •

{ortuna magnll

went to thegreat men bnt the'IJ had altouether broken

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as

lt

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ratrer

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bw(acerequam

vantages of

publique rvfefulnefl,

and a more

dijfo-

f{:;~~~;r:~;~

ji11e

Charity.

g

Greatnefs bath nothing greater,

~:ge

Deiota–

th,en an

Heart

to

be

liilling,

and a

Power

t.o

be

h

Teiet

~~~v:.,

4ble

.to do good, Then

it

is a fair refemblance

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o

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eth from man in nothing fo much as the

Eter-

~Jn~,~~·eu~Q"rtf.

,

Jl

,

\

nity

ofhis

~ein~,

the

Infiniteneft of his P()wer,

and

P.r;~s;_~~~"

tbe un"YtJeariednep

of

hu

Lo)le

and

GoodnifS.

It is the

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fond

ambition ofman to fever thefe things. We

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