The monument of matrones conteining seuen seuerall lamps of virginitie, or distinct treatises; whereof the first fiue concerne praier and meditation: the other two last, precepts and examples, as the woorthie works partlie of men, partlie of women; compiled for the necessarie vse of both sexes out of the sacred Scriptures, and other approoued authors, by Thomas Bentley of Graies Inne student.
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Or thus.

LOrd, who shall enter into thy san∣ctuarie, to consider thy mightie po∣wer; except thou open it vnto him? And who shall open it, if thou shut it? Trulie, O Lord my God, I sillie worme and claie, am not able to en∣ter into thine euerlastingnesse; vn∣lesse thou, which hast made all things of nothing, doo lead me in. Yea, I knowe, Lord, I knowe and confesse, that I am vnwoorthie to enter vnder thy roofe: but yet I beseech thee, let a blessed en∣trance to the house of eternall felicitie, whither I haue dailie a feruent desire to come, be set open, and made as a free passage vnto me, O God. And giue mee leaue now, I praie thee, though a dog, and an vnwoor∣thie wretch, euen for thine owne honour sake, to enter into thy holie house, and to approch thy sacred pre∣sence, and confound not thy seruant that seeketh thee, and putteth all hir trust and confidence in thy mercie.

Oh suffer me not, I saie, good Lord, to knit vp and fi∣nish my last daies with malefactors, and wicked per∣sons: but grant that after my long and dailie trauell, in this transitorie world, I may in the end at length be permitted, through thy mercie, to enter the courts of thy diuine presence, and with thine elect and chosen seruants for euer inhabit the hauen of eter∣nall felicitie, through Ie∣sus Christ our Lord,

Amen.