|Author:||Torshell, Samuel, 1604-1650.|
|Title:||The hypocrite discovered and cured.: The definition the kindes the subject the symptoms of hypocrisie. The prognosticks the causes the cure of hypocrisie. A discourse furnished vvith much variety of experimentall and historicall observations, and most seasonable for these times of happy designe for reformation. In two bookes. / By Samuell Torshell. With an epistle to the Assembly of Divines, about the discerning of spirits. Ordered, Novemb. 24, 1643. that this booke be printed, for Iohn Bellamie. Iohn White. Imprimatur, Edm. Calamie.|
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The hypocrite discovered and cured.: The definition the kindes the subject the symptoms of hypocrisie. The prognosticks the causes the cure of hypocrisie. A discourse furnished vvith much variety of experimentall and historicall observations, and most seasonable for these times of happy designe for reformation. In two bookes. / By Samuell Torshell. With an epistle to the Assembly of Divines, about the discerning of spirits. Ordered, Novemb. 24, 1643. that this booke be printed, for Iohn Bellamie. Iohn White. Imprimatur, Edm. Calamie.
Torshell, Samuel, 1604-1650.
London: Printed by G.M. for John Bellamy at the signe of the three golden Lyons neare the Royall-Exchange, M.DC.XLIV. 
Westminster Assembly (1643-1652)
TO THE REVEREND AND LEARNED Prolocutor, the Assessors, and the rest of the Reverend Divines, in the Honorable and Reverend Assembly now sitting, by the Ordinance of our High Court of PARLIAMENT.
To the Reader.
A TABLE OF THE CONTENTS OF THE CHAPTERS.
IN Mundum ΥΠΟΚΡΙΤΙΚΟΝ ET Librum ΔΙΑΚΡΙΤΙΚΟΝ.
THE HYPOCRITE DISCOVERED.
The first Booke.
CHAP. I. The Reason and Vse of the Treatise. A prevention of mistake. The order or method propounded to be followed.
CHAP. II. The Definition of Hypocrisie. The Originall words that expresse it. The Genus. The Differentia in the definition.
CHAP. III. The Kinds of Hypocrisie. Vnknown. Known. Simple. Dipt. Double-dipt.
CHAP. IV. The Subject of Hypocrisie. All men. Carnall. Regenerate. Every Age. Sex. Condition.
CHAP. V. The Symptomes of Hypocrisie. The Vsefulnesse. Pleasure. Difficultie of this part. The Me∣thod in it, propounded.
CHAP. VI. 1. Two Symptomes from the principle of the working of Hypocrites. They worke not in Gods strength. Not to or for God. Their Mo∣tion hath an externall and artificiall Cause.
CHAP. VII. 2. The Symptomes of Hypocrisie fram the end ai∣med at by them. The first of these Symptomes. Vain-glory. Affected carriage. Affected habit. Affected Tone in speech. Painted Vertue.
CHAP. VIII. A second of those Symptomes from the end of Hypocrisie. Religion pretended to serve other ends. A cover for Vndutifullnesse. Vnchari∣tablenesse. Hatred of Godlinesse. Revenge. Ambition.
CHAP. IX. The second Symptome from the end of Hypocrisie, farther inlarged. Two other Instances. Reli∣gion put on for Sedition. And for Covetousnesse.
CHAP. X. A third of those Symptom's from the end of Hy∣pocrisie. Tendernesse and Scruples pretended. Straining at Gnats. Scruples made to cover treacherie, rebellion, envie, to beget opinion of extraordinarie holinesse.
CHAP. XI. Thirdly, Symptomes of Hypocrisie respecting Profession. The first of these Symptomes. Vn∣dnswerablenesse to Profession. Goodly Fronts. A forme, a name of godlinesse. Instanced in Monkes. Nunn's. Iesuites. The Pope. Popu∣lar Preachers. Common Professours.
CHAP. XII. The second Symptome respecting profession. Hypocrites abroad onely in faire weather. They chuse the winning side. They may be sufferers. They will not venture the whole stocke.
CHAP. XIII. 4. Symptomes of Hypocrisie in respect of Duties. Partiality in Duties.
CHAP. XIV. 5. Some Symptomes of Hypocrisie, from the car∣riage towards Gods Ordinances. The first of these, blind Hypocrites pretend they want light. Partialitie in Ordinances.
CHAP. XV. More Symptoms from the carriage towards the Ordinances. The third Symptome. Devised worships.
CHAP. XVI. The fourth Symptome, respecting the Ordinan∣ces. Dead preaching. Dead hearing. Dead praying. Dead Fasts.
CHAP. XVII. 6. Some Symptom's of Hypocrisie, from seeming graces. The first. The second. The third. Vnsound faith. Sandy hope. Pretended love.
CHAP. XVIII. The sixth Symptome continued under other heads. The fourth. Fained Humility. The fifth. Polluted chastity. The sixth. Holy de∣sires counterfeited. The seventh. Pretend ha∣tred of vices and errors.
CHAP. XIX. The sixth Symptome continued. The eighth head. The weeping Hypocrite. The ninth stage-Mortification.
CHAP. XX. The sixth Symptome continued. The tenth head. The Deceits of Zeale.
CHAP. XXI. 7. The Symptome of Hypocrisie, in respect of Tentations. Strong temptations discover the Inclination.
CHAP. XXII. 8. The Symptom's of Hypocrisie in respect of Iudgements. Insensiblenesse under Iudge∣ments.
CHAP. XXIII. 9. The Symptome of Hypocrisie from the carriage towards company. Hypocrites comply with all tempers.
CHAP. XXIV. 10. The Symptoms of Hypocrisie, from the generall carriage. Hypocriticall Slande∣rers. Prying Censoriousnesse.
The second BOOKE.
CHAP. I. Prognosticks of hypocrisie. The first. It threatens the decay of gifts. The second. It prepares the way to Heresie.
CHAP. II. Other prognosticks of hypocrisic. The third. Atheisme. The fourth. Hypocrisie works much mischiefe to the Church.
CHAP. III. Other Prognosticks of Hypocrisie. The fift. Hypocrites loose their comfort. The sixth. Hy∣pocrites loose their courage.
CHAP. IV. Another Prognosticke. The seventh. The first part of it. The Hypocrite hated of men, bad and good.
CHAP. V. The seventh prognostick. The other part of it. Hypocrites very odious to God.
CHAP. VI. The Causes of Hypocrisie. The first Cause. Entertainment of Religion upon sleight grounds. The second. Hypocrites know not, nor believe in God. The third. Hypocrites want resolution.
CHAP. VII. Other causes of Hypocrisie. The fourth. Hypo∣crites have not a right feare. The fift. Hypo∣crites are of a base spirit.
CHAP. VIII. The sixth cause of Hypocrisie. Hypocrites are indulgent to their corrupt affections. Envie. Popularitie. Ambition. Love of riches.
CHAP. IX. Of the Cure of Hypocrisie. The difficultie of the Cure.
CHAP. X. The preparative to the medicaments for the cure of Hypocrisie. The praise of Sinceritie.
CHAP. XI. The first Medicament. Faithfull attendance upon wholesome Preaching. A powerfull and searching Ministrie.
CHAP. XII. The second Medicament. The right knowledge of God and believing in him.
CHAP. XIII. The third Medicament. Resolution for God and the truth.
CHAP. XIV. The fourth Medicament. The thorough feare of God.
CHAP. XV. The strengthening of the fourth Medicament by putting in another Ingredient. The thoughts of our great account before God.
CHAP. XVI. The fifth Medicament. The exalted thoughts of our Christian Dignitie.
CHAP. XVII. The sixth Medicament. The cure of corrupt af∣fections. Of Envie. The folly of it. Of Popu∣larity. The poyson of it. Of Vaine-glory. The deceitfulnesse of it. Of Worldlinesse. The va∣nity of it. The Conclusion.
The Table of Historians and other Authors alledged. The first figure sheweth the Book. The second the Chapter. The third the Section.
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