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Chaplain to the : Honourable the E A R I
Printed for Peter Buck, at the Sign of the Templo,
that I could not betterewploy the Leifure, *bieb, by Tour Lordship's favour, Í enjoy, than in using my best Endeastyður f' to few the Excellency and the Certaimy of it. And what I have done, is here humblypresented to your Lordship, af of Right, and upon many Accounts, it onght to be.
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The Honour and the Satisfaċlian which I have offen had to hear Tour-Łordship fpeakin the behalf of Religion and Vertue, encourage me to hope, that a Performance, though but fuch as thir, upon that Subieći, may obtain your Acceptanče: “And Name only of a Perfon ef your Lordip's Honour; and Learning, and Know: if the World, may perhaps bepf
more advantage to the Cause I undertaké, than any thing I have feth eble to write ********** -***** * Religion may feem, by Defcent, and as it were, by Inheritance, to belong to Tour Lordship's Care : The Wisdom and Piety of Tour Great Ancefor Tappear to distant 4ges in the Reformation, which, through the Blessing of God, was info greata measure, by His means, establish’d in this. Kingdom. Andy I have with joy, often thought, that I coälde observe the Spirit and Genius of my Lord Treafurer Bu'R G H LEx now exerting it felf morethan everin your Noble Family. From whence, methinks, we may prefage Hap* * * * Ä piness