Rous - Houston-Packer Collection BV4647.J68 R69 1619

' I 102 / - knewwdl thofe falne and corrupted Creatures , the euilf and depraued angels, who beeing fubtill , and powerfull in knowledge, and withall malicious a– gainft happine1fe, becaufe themfefues were miferable, employed their cunning&· power, to ,the feducing of inferiou~ man ~ inferiour, becaufe a Spirit clothed& vayled with Duft. The way ,vhicn they chofe, was by conference; · wherein theymade vfe of a · vifible Creature ; and tbe · gr-oundoftheir c9nference ,_ was,to bring Man into iea· loufie of God. Their drift was to perfwade Man; that , the Tree whichwasforBid- . den