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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 verso
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shalbe buried; these be 2 reasons why we should not hunt after riches ye our looke bacward to our nativitie and the other forward to our death, naked came we out of our mothers wombe and naked shall we returne againe. And this is the estate of all in generall: but is it necessarie: but is it necessarie that the Apostells should be called backe to these principls, did we wayle in our cradle did we carie flesh and bloud aboute which , o [ r ] this should warne vs from riches and p re pare vs [from] for heauen we brought no = thinge with [this world] vs and shall we carie anie thinge away, ve cordi himanus, if the lord [adva] advaunce a man to honor then p re sently he singes a requiem to his sowle he thinkes he shall neu er be cast downe, but what is the end the sayinge of christ to the ^ rich man in the gospell shalbe replied vnto him O foole this night will I take away they sowle frome thee as god bestowe a blessinge vpon vs, it easie for vs to say our memoriall shall endure for euer; we will buld house and call them after our owne names. quid superbis terra et civis sayeth Augustine; quid concupiscis: the world is caried away w i th strange enchantment they will not see what they doe see not ap p re hend what they doe ap p re hend not remember what they [doe] cannot for =
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