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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 6 verso
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3 Quid what Gubernator a gouerner 4 In quibus. ouer his people. The scripture that he is a god of gods Rom: and therfore to be obaied. The Queene of sheba honored god when she sayd blessed be the lord thy god which delighteth to sett the on the throne of Iserael because the lord loued Iserael for euer and made the kinge to equite and righteousnesse Daniel is expoundinge the dreame of Nabaicadanezer of the tradision of his kindome i vnto the meads and Persians 2 vnto the Gretians. 3 vnto the Romans he sayeth wisdome and honor are the lords. Potens is not allwayes from the lord for Alexander the 6 came to be pope by giuinge himselfe to the diuel, but potentia is allwayes forom god thou couldest haue noe power ouer me vnlesse it were giuen thee from aboue./ The lord did quærere and then mand are seeke whether he were fitt, and then comaund him and lay the burthen vpon his backe and shoulders i We most learne, that Princes most not doe what please them for the lord mandaverit the lord hath comaunded. 2 Great men most not ruin eth this gouerment for the lord that it should doe for thy should not haue sought it.
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