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Serp:ent,.4typece(

icounterfeit

humiliation ca

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4

ke as hard

heartedT

a

Kind

I

as

Pharaoh

runne

to Aloft:

and Aaron,and beg prayers

of

them?

P

marneilous,thic

;,g

-then

that

of,

fo many

thoufands

flung

fo

deadly,

.

fei

feware

fenfible;

that

few

trouble

A4y'èr.or_

the Minihers

with`que[tions concerning

their

eaves.

Some

flung

and

guilty

confeiences

not fupported

bÿ.faith,ititouch

of(ih

e'ááiàfeñce

ofpaine

(like.

a

Doe

Ifhot

withan

arrow)

runne

every

way but the

right for

eafel.Some

with

414 fend to

the

Phyfîtian to purge away

melancholy. Some

wit

:Saul

fend for mufick,effeeming

foules fickneffe but

a

fottifli

lumpifhneffe. Some runne

into the

houfeoflaughter

and

wicked

playhouses

to

fee

and heare

the

Lords

Sampf

ns

and worthies derided, not

without

haynous

blafphemy;Others

fall

a

building-with

Cain,or

fetupon

other

imployments,perhaps it

is

but,au,

idle

fancy.

Some

runne perhaps

to

the

Witch

of

Endor,

in

the

meare time

fend

away

'Paul,

as

Felix,

or

runne

again,}

Mofrr

and

his

Miniflers. But

comfort

can

they

have none but from

God

and

-his

word

:

had not

thy

word (faith

David)

beene

my

comfort,

I

had

periíhed

in

my

trouble.

All

the

Phyfitians in

the

world,

all

the

'Mufitians

and

Magicians,

put

together,

nor

any

other

weaves

could

hei

-pe

a

flunge

rfraelire

;

he muff

come

to

errs

when

hee

-had

done

all-hee

could.

All

other

by._

comforts

are

worme

eaten,

and

as

cold water

to cure

a

dropfie,or

as

a

cold

draught to

cure

a

poyfon.

Some

few

'there

are

that come

unto

us,

who, we

are fitre,had

never

fought

to us.more then

other,

had they had

fo

little

fence-of

their

fling

as

other

have

:

as

the

Ifraelites

had

never come at

4

ofee,

had

they

not

beene flung. Let-

ahem

be

comforted

in

that

they

have

gone the right way

to

fetch

their

comforts,

which

is

from

God

and

his

;wordsand

not

from

carnali

men

or

councels.

The

Lordin

mercy bath

brought them light

out

of

darkeneffe

:

for

tittie

had

it

-beene

they

had

wanted

the fting.ofaffÿiai.

on"