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INDEX to WALTON'S LIVES.
ABBOT, Dr. George, Arch. Barkeham, Dr. John, 28, v. i
bishop of Canterbury, page 28, Barlow, Dr. Thomas, Bishop of vol. i.
Lincoln, 266, v. ii. - Robert, Bishop of Sa. Dr. William, Bishop of lisbury, 32, v. i.; 169, v. ii. Lincoln, 139, v. Ü. Alexander visiting the tomb of Barrow, Henry, 461, v. i. Achilles, 157, v. i.
Basilicon Doron, 38, v. ii. Allen, Cardinal, 410, v. i. Bassano the elder, 279, v. i. Alvey, Mr. 350, 389, v. i. Baxter, Mr. Richard, 273, v. ii. Ainbassador, definition of, 228, Bedel, Dr. Willian, Bishop of v. i.
Kilinore, 225, 266, v. i. Ambrose, St. 89, v. i.
Bellarmine, 47, v. i. Andrews, Dr. Lancelot, Bishop Beza, Theodore, 203, v. i.
of Winchester, 81, v. i. Blake, Mr. David, 300, v i. Angels, gool, office of, M9, v. ii. Boxton Malherbe, 179, v. i. Angel, guardian, assigned toevery Bodley, Sir Thomas, 309, v. i. man, 70, v. i.
Buhernia, Queen of, 107, 236, Aquinas, Thomas, 257, v.ü.
vii. Anninius, 254, v. i.
Bond, Dr. Nicholas, 332, v, i. Aschan, Vir. Anthony, 304, v. ii. Bostock, Mr 104, v. ii. Astrology, judicial, 199, v. i. Bouillon, Duke of, 112, v. ii. Athanasius slandered, 429, v. i. Boy de, Alexander, 105, v. . Augustine, St. x9, 23, .i. Bugle, Mr. 251, v. i ; 205, v. u Aylmer, Dr. John, Bishop of Brightman, Mr. Thomas, London, 313, v. i.
Browk, Mr. Christopher, 50, v. I. B.
Dr. Samuel, 53, Bacon, Sir Francas, 43, y. si Brown, Robert, founder of the Haldi, Octavio, 214, v. i.
Browmses, 10), .. Bargrave, Dr. l-aac, 207, v. i Buchanan, George, 146 Vp
Your being so much a stranger to our church prayers has inclined me to give you this large aceount of them, and of my own thoughts. I might here undertake also to satisfie your scruples of kneeling at the sacrament, and the ring in marriage, but there have been so many good reasons given of them in several small treatises, for the justification of them, that I will decline that trouble, both for your's and my own sake ; and offer unto you the few following observations, and so put an end both of yours and my own trouble.
And, in order to doing this, I desire you to look back with me to the beginning of the hate Long Parliament, 1640; at which time we were the quietest and happiest people in the Christian world' (and praised be God we yet are so): we had then a prudent and conscientious king, whose lite was a pattern of tein perance, patience, piety, and, indeed, of all the Christian graces. He governed, I think, by the known laws of the nation: Every man sate then under the shadow of his own vine, and did eat his own grapes; that is, enjoy'd the benefit of his own labour, and eat his
""The like peace and plenty, and uniremal tranquilty **. * never enjoyed by any nation for years together before those " unhappy troubles began." (Lord Clarcadon's History of the Rete loon, l'ol. I. p. 32.) " Sume years before the ur happy " Lug Parliament, this nation bring then happy and in peace, ** though inwardly sick of being well." Palcon's Life Dr. Sanderson.)
own bread in peace. We had then no need of a court of guard to keep the discontented inferiour people from rising against government: We had then no need to raise those menthly tarcs to pay those courts of guard, and other charges that are now come to be of necessity, to secure us from the yet unseen commotions of a malicious, restless, discontented party, which were first made so by the example of the ill-natured Presbyterians; and continue to be so by retaining the destructive principles they then taught them; and which do still threaten us with new commotions. Thus happy we were then; and he that considers the present miseries of Germany, Poland, France, and, indeed, of all Christian nations, how many cities lately were, and at this time are besieged! what devastations, and ravishings, and fears follow running armies ! what terrors and wants those poor distressed people now groan under' lle that considers all this and compares our present condition with theirs, ought to say, that England is at this time the happiest nation in the Christian world ; but our unhappiness is, that peace and plenty will not suffer us to think so, and study to be quiet and thankful.
This, I beseech you to consider seriously ; and, good cousin, let me advise you to be one of the thankful and quiet party; for it will bring peace at last. Let neither your discourse or practice be to encourage or assist in making a shisan in that church in which you were baptized, and adopter
a Christian ; for you may continue in it with safety to your soul ; you may in it study sanctification, and practise it to what degree God by his grace shall enable you. You may fast as much as you will, be as humble as you will, pray both publickly and privately as inuch as you will; visit and coinfort as many distressed and dejected families as you will, be as liberal and charitable to the poor as you think fit, and are able. These, and all other of those undoubted Christian graces that accompany salvation you may practise, either publickly or pri. Yately, as much and as often as you think fit; and yet keep the communion of that church of which you were made a member at your baptism. These graces you may practise, and not be a busie-body in promoting schism and faction; as God knows your father's friends, Hugh Peters and John Lil. bourn did, to the ruin of themselves and many of their disciples. Their turbulent lives, and uncom. fortable deaths are not, I hope, yet worn out of the memory of many. He that compares them with the holy life and happy death of Mr. George Her.
." It was remarkable that Hugh Peters, a sort of an enthus "astick buffoon preacher, though a very vicious man, who had " been of great use to Cromwell, and had been outrageous in " pressing the king's death with the cruelty and rude ness of an * inquisitor, was the man of them all who was the most sunk in “ his spirit, and could not in any sort bear his punishment. He * had neither the honesty to repent, nor the strength of mind to * suffer for it, as all the most of them did. He was arred all " the while to be drinking some cordial liquors to keep him from " fainiting" (BurneIstory of hu oru Trmas, pa po 162 See lugu.des no Sainis, p. 83. Life of I). Barrick, psi)