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140

High

reff,

types

of

Chrill.

.__.nasimu=s.

1.

Mourning

for

the

dead.

Kings vifiters

in

England,

in

the

yeare

15

38,

vifited

the

Abbyes, they found

in

íbrze

of

their

ftyes

rather

then

religious houfes, five,

in

Come

ten,

in

force

twenty

Sodomits

and

adulterers,of

which

Come

kept

five,

Come

tèven,

forme

twenty

harlots.

So

Gregory

the firlt,en;oy-

ning

tingle

life

to

the

Clergy,

fent for

f

ih

to

his

ponds,

and had

fixe

thoufand

heads;wherupon(fighing)he

laid,

It

is

better to marry,

then

to

borne.

Bede

denyes

the

ffory,although

of

Huldericus

Bithop

ofAuguffa

to

pope

Nicholas.

II

i.

A

third

Law for common

aaions.

He

muff

be

very moderate

in

mourning

for

the

dead.Lev.z

a.2.3.

the ordinary

prieft muff

mourne,

onely

for

his

mother,

father,

Tonne,

daughter,

brother,

or

his

Bier (ifa

maid)

becaufe

the

was

yet

is

the

houle

and family; but

without

the

family he

might not

lament for

any,

no not for the

prince,

ver.4.

Jueff.

Might

he

not mourne for

his

wife

?

For

force

thinke not,

becaufe

the

is

nor

named,

neither in

that

Law,nor

in

the repetition

ofit,

Ezech.44.2

S-.

Anfw. I

thinke

he

might

:

But

the wife

is

not

na-

med,

becaufe

I.

the

is

one

with

himfelfe

,

z.

if

for

daughter

and lifter, much

more

for

wife which

is

nea-

rer,

3.

the Prophet

Ezec,hiel

was

charged

not

to

mourne

for

his

wife,

being

a

Prophet

and

prieff, Ezech.

zq.16:

which

feemes

an

exception

from

the

ordinary

manner.

Bur

for the

high

`Friefl,

he might not mourne for

any

of

them

named,

neither

(in

likelyhood)

for his wife;

nor

uncover

his

head; nor

rent

his

clothes, nor goe to

any

dead

body,

nor

go

out

of

the

Santuary, for

the

crowne

of

the

anoynting

o_yle

ofhis God

is

upon

hw

head.

This Law had

in

it

both

ceremony, and

perpetuity

in

fubffance

ofit.

In

the ceremony,

the

Prieft might

not

mourne for the

dead,

T.

Becaufe

mourning

for

the

dead

was

counted

a

Legali

uncleanne4fc,ver.

i

I.

2

.The

oyle

ofholy

oyntment was

upon

his head, being

oyle

of

Whether for

the Wife.

Levit,zt.iz.

Ceremonial!

ufe

hereof.

,