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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 11 recto
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11 of god and the righteousnesse therof and all thinges else shall be ministred vnto you, and if not all thinges yet contentment false is the title of the vngodlie it is but mucke and drosse true riches doe not consist in arca bict in animo: the heathen Philosopher sayeth if you doe desire honor or riches reprime ?upititaton for istud est esse divitem shall we say that man is rich which fareth diliciously and yet is hungrie Laserus I say Laserus I say is far richer then the rich man in the gospell Salamon would neither desire riches nor yet pouertie giue me sayeth he contentment to gape after riches like dust to be clothed w i th gold and siluier to fare dili = ciously this is not true riches but rebus sine ? c contentum The hand of god not the hand of [god] man not fortune that blinde godesse as they terme her but gods owne will makes men poore and rich [poore] povertie and prosperitie cometh from the mouth of the lord. Whey [should] we grudge at gods owne dooinge, lett vs say w i th Iob. the lord giueth and the lord taketh away blessed be his name Although we we cannot see the lord givinge yet lett vs con= sider our nativitie and the wombe whence we were borne, our death and our tombe wherin we shalbe/
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