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Author: Hall, Joseph, 1574-1656.
Title: The vvorks of Ioseph Hall Doctor in Diuinitie, and Deane of Worcester With a table newly added to the whole worke.
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Print source: The vvorks of Ioseph Hall Doctor in Diuinitie, and Deane of Worcester With a table newly added to the whole worke.
Hall, Joseph, 1574-1656., Lo., Ro.

London: Printed [by John Haviland, Miles Flesher, and John Beale] for Nath. Butter [, Thomas Pavier, Miles Flesher, John Haviland, George Winder, and Hanna Barret], 1625.
Alternate titles: Works. Vol. 1 Works of Joseph Hall Doctor in Divinitie, and Deane of Worcester. Noah's doue. Noah's dove.
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Vol. 1 of the works only.
With numerous subsidiary title pages. Most have "printed for Thomas Pavier, Miles Flesher and Iohn Haviland. 1624" in imprint; some name John Haviland as printer; others name George Winder as publisher. "Haviland pr[inted]. A-Z, 2N-3L, and most of 4T-5I; Flesher did the rest except for Contemplations vol. 3 (bks. 9-11), which was pr[inted]. by Beale"--STC. Beale's section is missigned 4G-4M, and the subsidiary title pages have imprint ".. printed by Iohn Beale and [i.e. for] Nathaniel Butter. Ann. Dom. 1624.". Variant: Beale's section is a different setting, with signing partly corrected to 4G, 4O-4S and two subsidiary title pages dated 1625.
"Noah's doue .. printed by Iohn Hauiland for Hanna Barret, 1624", with separate pagination and register, is inserted after p. 468 (sometimes misnumbered 268).
Includes an index signed: Ro. Lo.
One of four imprint variants of this edition.
Reproduction of the original in the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign Campus). Library.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A68126.0001.001

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TO THE HIGH AND MIGHTY MONARCH OVR DEARE AND DREAD SOVE∣RAIGNE LORD, IAMES, BY THE good prouidence of God, King of Great BRITAINE, FRANCE and IRELAND; the most worthy, and most able Defender of the Faith, and most gracious Patron of the Church; All Peace and Happinesse.
THE SEVERALL TREATISES contained in this BOOKE.
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TO THE RIGHT WORSHIPFVLL, SIR ROBERT DRƲRY, KNIGHT, ALL INCREASE OF TRVE HONOVR AND VERTVE.
THE FIRST CENTVRIE OF MEDITATIONS AND ƲOWES, DIVINE and MORALL.
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TO THE RIGHT VERTVOVS AND WOR∣SHIPFVLL LADIE, THE Ladie DRVRY, all increase of Grace.
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TO THE RIGHT WORSHIPFVLL, SIR EDMVND BACON, Knight, increase of honour, strength of body, perfection of VERTVE.
MEDITATIONS AND VOWES.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, HENRY Earle of Huntingdon, Lord Hastings, Hungerford, Botreaux, Molines and Moiles, his Maiesties Lieutenant in the Counties of Licester, and Rutland, my singular good Lord: All increase of true Honour, and HEAVEN begun vpon EARTH.
The Analysis or Resolution of this Treatise concerning TRANQVILLITIE.
HEAVEN VPON EARTH: OR, Of true Peace of Minde.
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SECT. VII.
SECT. VIII.
SECT. IX.
SECT. X.
SECT. XI.
SECT. XII.
SECT. XIII.
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TO THE RIGHT WORSHIPFVLL, SIR RICHARD LEA, Knight, all increase of true honour with God and men.
THE SVMME OF THE CHAPTERS.
THE ART OF DIVINE MEDITATION.
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CHAP. II.
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CHAP. VII.
CHAP. VIII.
CHAP. IX.
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CHAP. XIIII.
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CHAP. XX.
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CHAP. XXVII.
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A MEDITATION OF DEATH, ACCORDING to the former Rules.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, EDWARD LORD DENNY, BARON OF WALTHAM, MY most bountifull Patron; Grace and Peace.
HOLY OBSERVATIONS.
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TO MY LOVING AND LEARNED COVSIN, Mr. SAMVEL BVRTON, Archdeacon of Glocester.
❧ Some few of DAVIDS Psalmes Metaphrased.
PSALME. 1.
PSALME 2.
PSALME 3.
PSALME 4.
PSALME 5.
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A PREMONITION, OF THE TITLE AND VSE of Characters.
THE SVMME OF THE WHOLE.
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THE PROOEME.
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CHARACTER OF THE WISE MAN.
Of an Honest man.
Of the Faithfull man.
Of the Humble-man.
Of a Ʋaliant man.
Of a Patient man.
Of the true Friend.
Of the Truly-Noble.
Of the good Magistrate.
Of the Penitent.
He is an Happy man.
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THE PROOEME.
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CHARACTER OF THE HYPOCRITE.
Of the Busie-body.
Of the Superstitious.
Of the Profane.
Of the Male-content.
Of the Vnconstant.
Of the Flatterer.
Of the Slothfull.
Of the Couetous.
Of the Ʋaine-glorious.
Of the Presumptuous.
Of the Distrustfull.
Of the Ambitious.
Of the Ʋnthrift.
Of the Enuious.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, AND HOPEFVLL LORD, ROBERT, Earle of Essex, my singular good Lord, all increase of Grace and true HONOVR.
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SALOMONS ETHICKS, OR GOVERNMENT OF Behauiour and Manners. THE FIRST BOOKE. FELICITY.
§ 1. Of Ethicks in common.
§ 2. Wherein Felicity is not.
§. 3. Not in magnificence
§. 4. Long life and issue reiected, for
§. 5. Knowledge.
§. 6. Wherein Felicitie is, i. In approuing our selues to God. From hence
§. 7. In the estate of wickednesse,
SALOMONS ETHICKS. THE SECOND BOOKE. PRƲDENCE.
§. 1. Of Vertue:
§. 2. Of wisdome; the
§. 3. Of Prouidence:
§. 4. Of Discretion:
§. 5. The extremes,
SALOMONS ETHICKS. THE THIRD BOOKE. IƲSTICE.
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§. 3. Fidelity
§. 4. Truth in words:
§. 5. The lyer
§. 6. The slanderer:
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§. 8. Truth in dealings: wherein is the true dealers
§. 9. Deceit:
§. 9. Loue
§. 10. The contentious,
§. 11. Enuy
§. 12. Iustice to man onely: First, to others 1. in Mercy:
§. 13. Against mercy offend
§. 14. The second kinde of Iustice to others, is Liberality
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§. 16. Prodigality in
§. 17. Diligence
§. 18. Slothfulnesse,
SALOMONS ETHICKS. THE FOVRTH BOOKE. TEMPERANCE and FORTITVDE.
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§. 4. Continencie with their Contraries.
§. 5. Fortitude.
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SALOMONS POLITICKS, OR Common-Wealth. And first, HIS KING.
§. 1. Degrees
§. 2. In a King are described
§. 3. Morall qualities
§. 4. Affirmatiue; what one he must be:
§. 5. His actions
SALOMONS COƲNSAILOR.
§. 7. In a Counsellor of State, or Magistrate, is required
SALOMONS COƲRTIER
SALOMONS SƲBIECT.
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SALOMONS OECONOMICKS, OR FAMILY.
§. 1. The head of the Family: in whom is required
THE HVSBAND.
THE WIFE.
§. 4. The good house∣wife (Prou. 31.) set forth by her
PARENTS.
CHILDREN.
THE MASTER, AND SERVANT.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, MY SINGVLAR GOOD LORD, and Patron, EDVVARD Lord DENNY, Baron of Waltham, All Grace and Happinesse.
SALOMONS SONG OF SONGS PARAPHRASED.
CHAP. I.
Dialogue. The Church, to CHRIST.
CHRIST, to the Church.
The Church.
CHRIST.
The Church.
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CHRIST.
The Church.
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CHRIST.
The Church.
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CHRIST.
The Church.
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CHRIST.
The Church.
Forraine Congregations.
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CHRIST.
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The Church.
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The Iewish Church.
CHRIST.
The Iewish Church.
CHRIST.
The Iewish Church.
CHRIST.
The Church.
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TO THE HIGH AND MIGHTY PRINCE, HENRY, PRINCE OF GREAT BRITAINE, Sonne and Heire Apparant to our Soueraigne Lord, IAMES, King of GREAT BRITAINE, &c. All glory in eyther world.
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THE TABLE.
TO IACOB VVADSVVORTH lately reuolted, in Spaine. EPIST. I. Expostulating for his departure, and perswading his returne.
To my Lord and Patrone, the Lord DENNY Baron of Waltham. EPIST. II. Of the contempt of the World.
To my Lord HAY, H. and P. EP. III. Of true Honour.
To M. Newton, Tutor to the Prince. EPIST. IV. Of Gratulation, for the hopes of our Prince; with an aduising ap∣precation.
To Sir THOMAS CHALLONER. EP. V. A report of some Obseruations in my Trauell.
To Sir DAVID MVRRAY. EPIST. VI. Concerning the Miracles of our time.
To Mr. WILLIAM BEDELL at Venice. EP. VII. Lamenting the death of our late Diuines, and exciting to their imitation.
To my Lord, the Earle of Essex. EP. VIII. Aduice for his Trauels.
To Sir ROBERT DRVRY, and his LADY. EPIST. IX. Concerning my Remoue all from them.
Written to Mr. J. B. and Dedicated to my Father, Mr. J. Hall. EP. X. Against the feare of Death.
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THE SECOND DECAD.
To Sir ROBERT DARCY. EP. I. The estate of a true, but weake Christian.
To Sir EDMVND BACON. EPIST. II. Of the benefit of retirednesse and secrecie.
To Mr. IOHN WHITING. EP. III. An Apologeticall discourse of the mariage of Ecclesiasticall persons.
To my sister, Mrs. BRINSLEY. EPIST. IV. Of the sorrow not to be repented of.
To M. HVGH CHOLMLEY. EP. V. Concerning the Metaphrase of the Psalmes.
To M. Samuel Sotheby. EP. VI. A Preface to his Relation of the Russian affaires.
To Stanislaus Buchinski, late Secretary to Demetrius Emp. of Russia. EPIST. VII. Of the comfort of Imprisonment.
To my father in law, M.G. VVenyffe. EP. VIII. Exciting to Christian cheerefulnesse.
ToM. W.R. Dedic. to M. Thomas Burlz. EP. IX. Consolations of immoderate griefe for the death of friends.
To Mr J.A. Merchant. EP. X. Against sorrow for worldly losses.
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THE CONTENTS AND SVBIECT OF EVERY EPISTLE.
THE THIRD DECAD.
To Mr Smith, and Mr Rob. Ring-leaders of the late Separation at Amsterdam. EP. I. Setting forth their iniury done to the Church, the iniustice of their cause, and fear∣fulnesse of their offence: Censuring and aduising them.
To Sir ANDREW ASTELEY. EP. II. A discourse of our due preparation for death, and the meanes to sweeten it to vs.
To M. Samuel Burton, Arch-deacon of Glocester. EP. III. A discourse of the tryall and choice of the true Religion.
TO M. EDMVND SLEIGH. EP. IV. A discourse of the hardnesse of Christianity, and the abundant recompence of the pleasures and commodities of that profession.
To Mr W. L. EP. V. Expostulating the cause of his vnsetlednesse in Religion, which is pleaded to be our dissensions: shewing the insufficiencie of that Motiue, and comparing the state of our Church herein, with the Romish.
To Sir EDMVND LVCY. EPIST. VI. Discoursing of the different degrees of heauenly glory; and of our mutuall knowledge of each other aboue.
To Mr T.L. EP. VII. Concerning the matter of diuorce in case of apparant adultery, aduising the in∣nocent party of the fittest course in that behalfe.
To M. ROBERT HAY. EPIST. VIII. A Discourse of the continuall exercise of a Christian, how he may keepe his heart from hardnesse, and his wayes from error.
To Mr. J.F. one of the company of the Turkish Merchants. EP. IX. Discoursing of the lawfulnesse of conuersation and trade with Infidels and Here∣ticks, and shewing how farre and wherein it is allowable.
To the Gentlemen of his Highnesse Court. EP. X. A description of a good and faithfull Courtier.
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THE FOVRTH DECAD.
To Mr WALTER FITzWILLIAMS. EP. I. A discourse of the true and lawfull vse of pleasures; how we may moderate them, how we may enioy them with safety.
Written to W.F. and dedicated to Mr Robert Jermin. EP. II. A discourse of the bloody vse of single combats; the iniustice of all pretences of their lawfulnesse; setting forth the danger and sinfulnesse of this false and vnchristian manhood.
To Mr MAT. MILWARD. EP. III. A discourse of the pleasure of study and contemplation, with the varieties of schollar-like imployments, not without incitation of others thereunto; and a cen∣sure of their neglect.
To Mr J. P. EP. IV. A discourse of the increase of Popery; of the Oath of Allegeance; and the iust sufferings of those which haue refused it.
To my brother M. SA. HALL. EP. V. A discourse of the great charge of the ministeriall function; together with particu∣lar directions for due preparation thereunto, and cariage therein.
To Mrs. A. P. EP. VI. A discourse of the signes and proofes of a true faith.
To Mr ED. ALLEYNE. EP. VII. A direction how to conceiue of God in our deuotions and meditations.
To M. THOMAS IAMES of Oxford. EP. VIII. A discourse of the grounds of the Papists confidence in appealing to the Fathers: applauding his worthy offers and indeauors of discouering the falsifications and deprauations of antiquity.
To Mr E.A. EP. IX. A Discourse of fleeing or stay in the time of pestilence; whether lawfull for Mi∣nister or people.
To M. R. B. EP. X. A complaint of the iniquity of the Times; with a prescription of the meanes to re∣dresse it.
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TO THE MOST HIGH AND EXCELLENT PRINCE, HENRY, PRINCE of WALES, All happinesse.
THE SVMME OF THE SEVERALL EPISTLES.
THE FIFT DECAD.
To my Lord Bishop of BATHE and WELLS. EP. I. Discoursing of the causes and meanes of the increase of Poperie.
To my Lord Bishop of WORCESTER. EP. II. Shewing the differences of the present Church from the Apostolicall; and need∣lesnesse of our conformity thereto in all things.
To my Lady MARY DENNY. EP. III. Containing the description of a Christian, and his differences from the worldling.
To my Lady HONORIA HAY. EP. IV. Discoursing of the necessitie of Baptisme; and the estate of those which necessarily want it.
To Sir RICHARD LEA, since deceased. EP. V. Discoursing of the comfortable remedies of all afflictions.
To Mr PETER MOVLIN, Preacher of the Church at PARIS. EP. VI. Discoursing of the late French occurrents, and what vse God expects to bee made of them.
To M. THOMAS SVTTON. EP. VII. Exciting him, and (in him) all others, to early and cheerfull beneficence: shewing the necessitie and benefit of good workes.
To E.B. Dedicated to Sir George Goring. EP. VIII. Remedies against dulnesse and heartlesnesse in our callings, and incouragements to cheerfulnesse in labour.
To Sir IOHN HARRINGTON. EPIST. IX. Discussing this Question: Whether a man and wife after some yeeres mutuall and louing fruition of each other, may vpon consent, whether for secular, or religious causes, vow and perform a perpe∣tuall separation from each others bed, and absolutely renounce all carnall knowledge of each other for euer.
To M. WILLIAM KNIGHT. EP. X. Incouraging him to persist in the holy calling of the ministery; which vpon con∣ceit of his insufficiency, and want of affection, hee seemed inclining to forsake and change.
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THE SIXT DECAD.
To my Lord DENNY. EPIST. I. A particular account how our dayes are, or should bee spent, both common and holy.
To Mr T. S. Dedicated to Sir Fulke Greuill. EP. II. Discoursing how we may vse the world without danger.
To Sir GEORGE FLEETWOOD. EP. III. Of the remedies of sinne, and motiues to auoid it.
To Mr Doctor MILBVRNE. EP. IV. Discoursing how farre, and wherein Popery destroyeth the foundation.
Written long since to Mr J. W. EP. V. Disswading from separation, and shortly oppugning the grounds of that error.
To Mr J. B. EP. VI. A complaint of the mis-education of our Gentry.
To M. IONAS REIGESBERGIVS in ZELAND. EP. VII. Written some whiles since, concerning some new opinions then broached in the Churches of HOLLAND; and vnder the name of Arminius (then liuing:) perswading all great wits to a study and care of the common peace of the Church, and disswading from all affectation of singularity.
To W. J. condemned for murder. EP. VIII. Effectually preparing him, and (vnder his name) whatsoeuer Malefactor for his death.
To Mr. IOHN MOLE, of a long time now prisoner vnder the Inquisition at Rome. EPIST. IX. Exciting him to his wonted constancy, and encouraging him to Martyr∣dome.
To all READERS. EP. X. Containing Rules of good aduice for our Christian and ciuill cariage.
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TO THE RIGHT REVEREND FATHER IN GOD, AND MY VERY good Lord, THOMAS, Lord Bishop of LONDON, I. H. wisheth all Grace and Happinesse.
PHARISAISME AND CHRISTIANITIE.
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TO THE READER.
THE PASSION SERMON.
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THE IMPRESE OF GOD. THE FJRST PART.
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THE IMPRESE OF GOD. THE SECOND PART. ZACH. vlt. 20.
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A FAREWELL SERMON.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, MY SINGVLAR GOOD LORD, EDVVARD Lord DENNY, Baron of WALTHAM, all health and Happinesse.
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NOAH'S DOVE.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, SIR JOHN SWINERTON Knight, Lord Maior of the Citie of LONDON, All Grace and Happinesse.
AN HOLY PANEGYRICKE.
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A SERMON PREACHED BEFORE HIS MAIESTIE, AT his Court at THEBALDS, on Sunday the 15. of SEPTEMBER 1622.
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THE GREAT IMPOSTOR, LAID OPEN, OVT OF
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE WILLIAM EARLE OF PEMBROKE, LORD high Chamberlaine; CHANCELLOR of the Vniuersity of Oxford; One of his MAIESTIES most Honourable Priuy Counsell.
THE BEST BARGAINE.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, MY SINGVLAR GOOD Lady, the Lady ELIzABETH Countesse of Exceter.
A SERMON PREACHED AT THE REEDIFIED CHAPEL OF THE RIGHT HONOVRA∣ble Earle of Exceter, in his House of Saint Iohns.
TO THE WORSHIPFVLL AND REVEREND, Mr. Dr. HALL, DEANE OF WORCESTER, my worthie and much respected Friend, all happinesse, with my loue in CHRIST IESVS.
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THE TRVE Peace-Maker.
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TO OVR GRATIOVS AND BLESSED MOTHER, THE Church of England; THE MEANEST OF HER CHILDREN DEDICATES THIS HER APOLOGIE, AND WISHETH ALL PEACE AND HAPPINESSE.
A COMMON APOLOGIE AGAINST THE BROWNISTS.
SECTION I.
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SECTION XVIII.
SECTION XIX.
SECTION XX.
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SECTION XXIII.
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SECTION XXVII.
SECTION XXVIII.
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SECTION XXIX.
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SECTION XXX.
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SECTION XXXII.
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SECTION XXXIII.
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SECTION XXXIIII.
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SECTION XXXV.
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SECTION XXXVI.
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SECTION XXXVII.
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SECTION XXXVIII.
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SECTION XXXIX.
Sep.
SECTION XL.
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SECTION XLI.
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SECTION XLII.
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SECTION XLIII.
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SECTION XLIV.
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SECTION XLVI.
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SECTION XLVII.
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SECTION XLVIII.
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SECTION XLIX.
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SECTION L.
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SECTION LVIII.
SEP.
SECTION LIX.
A TABLE OF ALL THE SECTIONS CONTAINED in this BOOKE.
A SERIOVS DISSWASIVE FROM POPERIE. To W. D. Revolted, &c.
AN ADVERTISEMENT TO THE READER.
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TO THE TRVE, SOVND, AND HOLY CHVRCH OF GOD; wheresoeuer warfaring vpon Earth.
THE SVMME OF THE following Sections.
THE OPINION OF George Cassander, A LEARNED PAPIST, AND GRAVE DIVINE; That by two seuerall Emperors, FERDINAND, and MAXIMILIAN, was set on worke to compose these quarrels of the CHVRCH. In his consultation, pag. 56. & 57.
NO PEACE WITH ROME.
SECT. I. The state of the now-Roman Church.
SECT. II. The Commodities and Conditions of Peace.
SECT. III. The obstinate and aduerse disposition of the Romanists.
SECTION IV. That the Confession of the same Creed is not with them sufficient for Peace.
SECTION V. The impuration or corruption of the Roman Church; and their impossibilitie of Reconciliation, arising from that wilfull Fable of the Popes infallibilitie.
SECTION VI. That the other Opinions of the Romish Church will not admit Reconciliation.
SECTION VII. The Romish Heresie concerning Iustification.
SECTION VIII. Concerning Free-will.
SECTION IX. Concerning Merits.
SECTION X. Concerning Satisfaction.
SECTION XI. Concerning Purgatory.
SECTION XII. Concerning Indulgences or Pardons.
SECTION XIII. Concerning the distinction of Veniall and Mortall sinnes.
SECTION XIIII. Concerning the Canon of the Scripture.
SECTION XV. Of the Insufficiencie of Scripture.
SECTION XVI. Of the Authority of Scripture.
SECTION XVII. Concerning Transubstantiation.
SECTION XVIII. Concerning the Multi-presence of Christs body.
SECTION XIX. Concerning the Sacrifice of the Masse.
SECTION XX. Of the Number of Mediators, and the Inuocation of Saints.
SECT. XXI. Of the Superstitious, Heathenish, and ridiculous worship of the Papists.
SECTION XXII. Of the Impossibilitie of the Meanes of Reconciliation.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, MY SINGVLAR GOOD LORD, EDWARD Lord DENNY, Baron of Waltham.
QVO VADIS?
SECT. I.
SECT. II.
SECT. III.
SECT. IIII.
SECT. VI.
SECT. VII.
SECT. VIII.
SECT. IX.
SECT. X.
SECT. XI.
SECT. XII.
SECT. XIII.
SECT. XIV.
SECT. XV.
SECT. XVI.
SECT. XVII.
SECT. XVIII.
SECT. XIX.
SECT. XX.
SECT. XXI.
SECT. XXII.
SECT. XXIII.
SECT. XXIV.
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TO MY MVCH HONOR'D FRIEND, Sr HENRY BAKER, Knight and Baronet.
THE RIGHTEOVS MAMMON.
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TO THE MOST REVEREND FATHER IN GOD, AND MY MOST HONORED Lord, GEORGE, Lord Archbishop of Can∣terbury, Primate of all England, and Metropolitane, one of his Maiesties most Honorable Priuy Councell.
THE ANSWER TO THE ADVERTISEMENT.
THE HONOVR OF THE MARIED CLERGIE maintained, &c. The first Booke.
SECT. I.
SECT. II.
SECT. III.
SECT. IIII.
SECT. V.
SECT. VI.
SECT. VII.
SECT. VIII.
SECT. IX.
SECT. X.
SECT. XI.
SECT. XII.
SECT. XIII.
SECT. XIV.
SECT. XV.
SECT. XVI.
SECT. XVII.
SECT. XVIII.
SECT. XIX.
SECT. XX.
SECT. XXI.
SECT. XXII.
SECT. XXIII.
SECT. XXIIII.
SECT. XXV.
SECT. XXVI.
SECT. XXVII.
SECT. XXVIII.
SECT. XXIX.
THE HONOVR OF THE MARIED CLERGIE maintained, &c. The second Booke.
SECT. I.
SECT. II.
SECT. III.
SECT. IIII.
SECT. V.
SECT. VI.
SECT. VII.
SECT. VIII.
SECT. IX.
SECT. X.
SECT. XI.
SECT. XII.
SECT. XIII.
SECT. XIV.
SECT. XV.
SECT. XVI.
SECT. XVII.
THE HONOVR OF THE MARIED CLERGIE maintained, &c. The third Booke.
SECT. I.
SECT. II.
SECT. III.
SECT. IIII.
SECT. V.
SECT. VI.
SECT. VII.
SECT. VIII.
SECT. IX.
SECT. X.
SECT. XI.
SECT. XII.
SECT. XIII.
SECT. XIIII.
SECT. XV.
SECT. XVI.
SECT. XVII.
SECT. XVIII.
The Conclusion.
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ROTOMAGENSIS. ANONYMVS. AN LICEAT SACERDOTIBVS INIRE MATRIMONIA.
WHICH, FOR MY COVNTRYMENS SAKE, I haue thus Englished.
WHERETO I WILL ADDE FOR Conclusion the wise and ingenuous iudgement of Erasmus Roterodamus; The rather, because it pleased my Refuter to lay this worthy Author in our dish. Jn his Epistle to Christopher Bishop of Basil,concerning humane Constitutions, Thus he writes.
A BRIEFE SVMME OF THE Principles of Religion, fit to be knowne of such as would addresse themselues to Gods TABLE.
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TO THE HIGH AND MIGHTIE PRINCE, HENRY, PRINCE OF WALES. HIS HIGHNESSES VNWORTHY Seruant dedicates all his labours, and wishes all Happinesse.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, THOMAS, EARLE OF EXCETER, ONE OF HIS MAIESTIES MOST Honorable Priuy Councell; All Grace and Happinesse.
Contemplations. THE FIRST BOOKE.
The Creation.
Of Man.
Of Paradise.
Of CAIN and ABEL.
Of the Deluge.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, THE LORD STANHOPE, ONE OF HIS MAIESTIES MOST HONORABLE PRIVIE COVNCELL. All Grace and Happinesse.
Contemplations. THE SECOND BOOKE.
NOAH.
Of BABEL.
Of ABRAHAM.
Of ISAAC sacrificed.
Of LOT and Sodom.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, THE LORD DENNY, BARON OF WALTHAM, MY SINGVLAR GOOD PATRON; All Grace and Happinesse.
Contemplations. THE THIRD BOOKE.
Of IACOB and ESAV.
Of IACOB and LABAN.
Of DINAH.
Of IVDAH and THAMAR.
Of IOSEPH.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, JAMES LORD HAY, ALL GRACE AND HAPPINESSE.
Contemplations. THE FOVRTH BOOKE.
The affliction of Jsrael.
Of the birth and breeding of MOSES.
Of MOSES calling.
Of the plagues of Aegypt.
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TO THE HIGH AND MIGHTY PRINCE, CHARLES, PRINCE OF GREAT BRITAINE.
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Contemplations. THE FIFTH BOOKE.
The waters of Marah.
Of the Quayles and Manna.
Of the Rocke of Rephidim.
The Foyle of AMALEK: or the hand of MOSES lift vp.
Of the Law.
Of the Golden Calfe.
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Contemplations. THE SIXTH BOOKE.
Of the Ʋaile of MOSES.
Of NADAB and ABIHV.
Of AARON and MIRIAM.
Of the Searchers of Canaan.
Of CORAH'S Conspiracie.
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Contemplations. THE SEVENTH BOOKE.
AARONS Censer and Rod.
Of the Brazen Serpent.
Of BALAAM.
Of PHINEAS.
Of the death of MOSES.
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Contemplations. THE EIGHTH BOOKE.
Of RAHAB.
Of Jordan diuided.
Of the Siege of Jericho.
Of ACHAN.
Of the Gibeonites.
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CONTEMPLATIONS. THE NINTH BOOKE. The Rescue of GIBEON.
The Altar of the Reubenites.
EHVD and EGLON.
IAEL and SISERA.
GIDEONS Calling.
GIDEONS Preparation and victory.
The reuenge of SVCCOTH and PENVEL.
ABIMELECHS vsurpation.
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CONTEMPLATIONS. THE TENTH BOOKE. IEPTHA.
SAMSON conceiued.
SAMSONS Marriage.
SAMSONS victory.
SAMSONS end.
MICHAES Idolatry.
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CONTEMPLATIONS. THE ELEVENTH BOOKE. The Leuites Concubine.
The desolation of BENIMIN.
NAOMI and RVTH.
BOAZ and RVTH.
ANNA and PENINNA.
ELY and ANNA.
ELY and his Sonnes.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, MY SINGVLAR GOOD LORD, the Lord Hay, Baron of Saley, One of his Maiesties most honourable Priuy Councell.
Contemplations. THE TWELFTH BOOKE. The Arke and Dagon.
The Arkes reuenge and returne.
The remoue of the Arke.
The meeting of SAVL and SAMVEL.
The Jnauguration of SAVL.
SAMVELS contestation.
SAVLS Sacrifice.
IONATHANS Ʋictory, and SAVLS Oath.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, SIR Thomas Edmonds KNIGHT, TREASVRER OF HIS MAIESTIES HOVSHOLD, AND OF HIS MOST Honourable Priuy Councell.
Contemplations.
SAVL and AGAG.
The reiection of SAVL, and the choice of DAVID.
DAVID called to the Court.
DAVID and GOLIAH.
IONATHANS Loue, and SAVLS Enuy.
MICHALS wyle.
DAVID and AHIMELECH.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE AND MY SINGVLAR GOOD LORD, PHILIP EARLE OF MONGOMERY, ONE OF THE GENTLEMEN OF HIS MAIESTIES Bed-chamber, and Knight of the most Honourable Order of the GARTER.
Contemplations.
SAVL IN DAVIDS CAVE.
NABAL and ABIGAIL.
DAVID and ACHISH.
SAVL and the Witch of Endor.
Ziklag spoyled and reuenged.
The death of SAVL.
ABNER and IOAB.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE MY VERY GOOD LORD, William LORD BVRLEIGH, ALL GRACE AND Happinesse.
Contemplations.
VzZAH, AND THE ARKE REMOVED.
MEPHIBOSHETH and ZIBA.
HANVN and DAVIDS Ambassadours.
DAVID with BATHSHEBA and VRIAH.
NATHAN and DAVID.
AMNON and TAMAR.
ABSALOMS Returne and Conspiracie.
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TO MY MVCH HONOVRED, AND RIGHT WORSHIPFVLL FRIEND, SIR Henrie Yeluerton KNIGHT, ATTVRNEY GENERALL TO HIS Maiestie.
Contemplations. THE ANGELL AND ZACHARIE.
The Annuntiation of CHRIST.
THe birth of CHRIST.
The Sages and the Starre.
The Purification.
HEROD and the Jnfants.
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TO THE HONO∣RABLE GENERALL, SIR EDVVARD CECILL KNIGHT, all honor and happinesse.
CONTEMPLATIONS. THE SECOND BOOKE.
Christ among the Doctors.
Christs Baptisme.
Christ tempted.
SIMON called.
The marriage in Cana.
The good Centurion.
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TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE AND TRVLY NOBLE LORD, FRANCIS, Lord RVSSEL, Ba∣ron of Thornbaugh, all increase of Honour and Hap∣pinesse.
Contemplations.
SHIMEI cursing.
ACHITOPHEL.
The Death of ABSALOM.
SHEBAES Rebellion.
The Gibeonites reuenged.
The numbring of the people.
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TO MY WORTHILY MVCH HONOVRED FRIEND, SIR HENRY MILDMAY KNIGHT, MASTER OF THE IEWELL-HOVSE; ALL GRACE AND PEACE.
Contemplations. THE SEVENTEENTH BOOKE.
ADONIJAH Defeated.
DAVIDS end, and SALOMONS beginning.
The Execution of IOAB, and SHIMEI.
SALOMONS Choyce, with his iudgement vpon the two Harlots.
The Temple.
SALOMON, and the Queene of Sheba.
SALOMONS defection.
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TO MY RIGHT VVORTHY AND WOR∣SHIPFVLL FRIEND, MASTER IOHN GIFFORD of Lancrasse in Deuon, Esquire, All Grace and Peace.
The Widowes Sonne raised.
The Rulers Sonne cured.
The Dumbe Deuill eiected.
Matthew called.
Christ among the Gergesens, or Legion, and the Gaderene Herd.
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TO THE RIGHT HONORABLE, IAMES LORD HAYE, BARON OF Saley, Viscount Doncaster, Earle of Carlile, one of the Lords of his Maiesties most Hono∣rable Priuie Councell.
Contemplations.
REHOBOAM.
IEROBOAM.
The seduced Prophet.
IEROBOAMS Wife.
ASA.
ELIJAH with the SAREPTAN.
ELIJAH with the Baalites.
ELIjAH running before AHAB, Flying from IEzEBEL.
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TO THE RIGHT HONORABLE, EDWARD LORD DENNY, BARON OF VValtham, my bountifull, and dearely honoured Patron.
Contemplations.
AHAB and BENHADAD.
AHAB, and NABOTH.
AHAB and MICAIAH: OR, The Death of AHAB.
AHAzIAH sicke, and ELIJAH reuenged.
The Rapture of ELIJAH.
ELISHA
ELISHA with the Shunamite.
ELISHA with NAAMAN.
ELISHA raising the iron, blinding the Assyrians.
The Famine of Samaria releeued.
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