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Publish'd in Latin 94 Years ago.
By B. 7 E N K S, Rector of Harley in
Shropshire, and Chaplain to the Right
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Church; and B. Tooke at the Middle-Temple-Gate,
Lord Lieutenant of the County
of Salop; and One of Her Majesties most Honourable Privy-Council.
create Uneafiress to one that I know had rather hear any thing than his own Praises. But this being the first Publi
cation that I have made fince your LordThip became my Patron, 1 shall presume on your Pardon for Honouring my self so far as to put it into your Honour's hands. Tho the Present which here I make be such as may at first surprize your Lordship, confidering where I had it, and who was the Composer of it : Yet if I have refcued a beautiful Banner out of the Enemies Tents, where I found some of our olun Truths well dress'd and finely Adorn’d, I hope your Lordship will like the Notions never the worse, that they are none of my Own, when you'll find’em much superior to any of Mine. The most that I can here pretend being but to make 'em Palatable to the English Reader, and Inoffensive to such as may mistrust the unfriendly Author.
But Truth is never the Less it felf, whoever Speaks it. Even a false Prophet Numb. 23,& 4. once gave out such gloria
X4. ous Truths as still mine bright in two Chapters of our Bible, se can be that does Wonders Over-rule even the very worst Instruments, to make