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Yf.i.

Smalle{}

fins

to

be

put

ayvay.

s

Clean

perlons,

types

of

Chrfi.

fromhis

owne

fecret

corruptions,

which were

as

many!

as

the haires

of

his head,

and no

leffe

rooted

in him;

that

well he

might

¡have

and

loppe

them,

but

hee was

out

of

hope quite to unroot

them

as

long

as

he

lived.

He muff

keepe

them

under but

cannot

be

rid

of

them

:

Hee

mutt

¡have the

hill

day and the

feventh day,and

refift his

lulls,

which daily

grow

up

on

him,

as

haire

cut,

quickly

grower

againe.

5

.

The uncleane perfon muff

wafh his

clothes

as

well

as

himfelfe

:

fignifying

that we

mutt

part

with

all

impurity

even

the

leaf},

at

leafi

in

endeavour,

cherifhing

none,

favouring

none.

He

mat

hate the ve-

ry garment fpotted

by

the flefh,

all

occafions,

and appea-

rances

of

evill,

efteeming

the

leaf}

fpot

of

finne

foule

and

filthy

enough.

And

all

this

is

requifite

in

purifying

of

the

foule.

I. Labour

againft

the

finallefl finnes.

Be

not

a

mental

adulterer,

banilh

unchaflity

in

the

eye

and mouth,

avoid

wanton

company,as

did

Iofeph

that

of

his

Mil}ris.

Thou

art

no

drunkard,

or

great fwearer,

but

art

thou

a

compa-

nion

of

fuck

not

reproving them

?

No

Papift, but

a

friend

and

patron,

as

feeing

no

great

harme in

their fuperflition?

No

Atheift,

but

a

fcorner

of

the perlons and

doetrine

of

godly

teachers

?

what

doefi

thou but

foame

out thy

owne

hhame

?

If

thou

thouldit

keepe

thy

felfe

never

fo

pure,but

partakefi

in

other

mens

fmnes,thou

art

unclean.

This

reproveth

Magiftrates,

who (though

they them-

felves

come to Church, yet)

fuffer

others

in

time

of

di

vine

worth

ip

to

lye

in

fireets, houles,

fields,

openly,

&c.

prophaning

thus

the

day

of

the

Lord,

which

is

to

bee

kept

holy

to our

God.

Or

if

they

be

ordinary

abettors

ofidle

perfons

and

gameliers

by

example.This brandeth

Minifters, openly pleading for

drunkards and hatefull

blafphemers. This defileth

matters,

parents, husbands,

that

fuar

their

families

to

runne into prophaneue¡fe or

¡

ryot.

I

L In

all

thefe touches goe

to

the

fontaine

opened.

Zach.