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A sermon book [manuscript], 1616-1617.
Part I. When reading Part I, Part II is inverted and reversed.
Phillips, Dorothy, 17th cent.
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folio 5 recto
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5 for if the sight of a Lacedemonian , doe make a ingenious one a druncard do for = sake his drunckenesse: how much more should the sight of lust make an ingenious one forsake it 1st now of the first which is sin because of punishment. In Paradice Adams lust did poison vs that yet were in the wildernesse where there was nothinge but hunger and where the coursest meat was accounted the best sauce. They desired lust I had almost yealded those men the highest roome in o ur Epicures table but that m r Calvin calleth it ingluviem prodigiosam As farr as Iserale passed others in lust: soe far I feare me) doe we passe Iseral in luxurie. As Seneca did charge his times of lusurie for (I thinke) we may charge o ur times for there are soe manie bellie gods delightinge only in delicats and in prays for there lusurious bellies: All they in time of pleasure are dead while they liue for allthough there clothes are fine yet they are but p a inted sepulchers we find noe cause why this rich glutton is tormented in hell but that he fared deliciousley euery day Lett me comend vnto you an heauenly dish which was serued byou r sauiour Christ and that is the bread of life and he that shall desire it shall neither hunger nor thirst Christ is a river which if a man desire he shall not thurst and blessed is he therfore that eateth this bread for he shall eat euerlastinge life and blessed is he, that as the hart brayeth after the riuer: soe
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