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The

Fpifile

2?edicatorie.

The

firm

Humour

did

fo

farre

tranfport

Ibme

Ancients,that

they

placed

very

F

e-

licitie

in

Honour,

and

made.-

trange

and

unnatural) Adventures

for

the

fame.

i

he

fecoud,

as

an

Evill,

made

them

to make

that

to

be

Honour,which

i,,

not

;

and

de-

nie

that

to

be

Honour, which

is

Honour

indeed.

It

is

no

Honour, to

be

wicked

.

nor

yet

a

way

to

Honour

,

with

God,

or

good

men,

:

and

yet

fome men doe

glory

in

their

flame,

accounting

Bafeneffe

it

ielfe'

to

be

their

Honour.

It

is

the

high&

Honour

(and

indeed,

nothing

fo

truly ennobled])

to

be

truly

gracious,

and

godly

;

and

yet,

with

mul-

titudes

of

men,

Religion

and

Godlineffe

are

thought

Baines

and

blernifhes

of

Ho-

nour,

ignobling

Grea[nefie

it

felfe,*hich

they

tho

,

as

the

greatJl harne. The

Scriptures

make Codlinefle.

the

formal)

and

intrinfecall

Caufe, and

Root of

Ho-

nour

Nay,

it

is

and

was

the

opinion

of

the moff

moderate

Philofophers

That

Vertue

is

the

proper

Bads

of

Honour

and

that

it

doth

belong

to

Vertue,

as

a

Debt;

and fo

much

as

vertuous,

fo

much

laonou-