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SENSÉ of various MATTERS of Weight
and high Consequence
Relating especially to
Religion and State.
Ι Ο Ν D Ο Ν:
Mr. Justice HALES,
One of the FUDGES of the
And to the much Honoured
Edward Heywood, Fohn Vaughan, and
Rowland Jeriks, "Efqrs;
Most worthy Gentlemen,
ERE you not Executors to that person, who (while he liv'd) was the Glory of the Nation;
yet I am Confident any thing of his would find Acceptance with you, and truly the Sense and Notion here is wholly his, and most of the Words. I had the opportunity to hear his Discourses twenty Years togecher, and left all those Excellent things that usually fell from him might be
loft, some of them from time to time I faithfully committed to Writing which here digested into this Method, I humbly present to your Hands; you will quickly perceive them to be his by the familiar Illustrations wherewith they are set off, and in which way you know he was so happy, that, with a marvelous delight to those that heard him, he would presently convey the highest Points of Religion, and the most important Affairs of State , to an ordinary apprehension.
In reading be pleas'd to distinguish Times, and in your Fancy carry along with you,
the When and the Why, many of these things were spoken"; this will give them the more Life, and the smarter Relish. 'Tis possible the En tertainment you find in them, may rena der you
the more inclinable to pardon the Presumption of, Tour most Obliged and most Humble Servant RI. MILWARD;
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