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P: 30. Whereas thou say'st the Brethren, Godly, &c. rode out with the Sifters, Helpers, &c. I do confefs, thank, acknowledge their Loving - kindness therein; and if they did Evil in sticking Ri Semary and Bays upon their Vefsels, Bodies, outward Folks, as thou say'it, against the Doctrine and Disci. pline of the Presbyterian Church, it is no more than the Members, Tools, Limbs of the Devil and thy Synagogue did to the Patriarch Patron, and Founder of their James Naylor, whom they exalted above his Brethren upon an Ass, and ran bare before both, against the fundamental, known establish'd Rule, Canon, Conftitution, of their diforderly Order. See The Buckle of the Canonical Girdle turn'd, p. 63. The Quaker Quasd, p. 4.
Whereas thou fay'ft my Works are bound up in Hat-cases, &c. If thou would'it but buy one of those, and put thy Har therein, it would operate upon, and instil into thy Noddle, sconce Logger-head more Sense Reason, UnderItanding, and teach thee berrer Manners than to keep it on before a Court of Justice ; by which thou doft bur fhew,
declare, demonftrate, that thou hast a Crack, Flaw, soft Place in thy Skull; and in that respect art very careful to keep it warm, left thy fickly Brains (if thou hast any) Thould take cold. And as for those Chandlers and Haberdashers of small Wares, 8c. which thou
say'st have undertaken to oppose, anD
swer, confute me: Verily, they will find it a harder Task than they are aware of, for I have already Written, Printed, Published 160 odd Works, Books, Labours; and before they have done with those, do not doubt to have as many more in a readiness, and to find Imployment, Work, Businefs enough for them all
; as long as Church and State can furnish, ftore, fupply me with Subjecta Matter. Provided I may have process enough to carry on the Work, and can bur procure, induce, engage our Presbyterian Brethren, the Nonconformists, to help, aid and affift me, which (it being so much for their own Advantage, Intereft, Concernment, and they having at present nothing else to do) I do not doubt to obtain.
(Wheels, Mov'd by the French Springs or Flemija
None treads Religion upside down, Or tears Pretences out at Heels, Like Splaymouth with his brace of Caps Whose Conscience might be scan’d perBy the dimensions of his Chaps. (haps
Who when the Spirit hints can roar,
Nay, he can below, bray or bark,
Motive on Motive he obftrudes,
IV. When Monarchy began to bleed, *And Treason had a fine new Name;
When Thames was balderdash'd with
(Tweed, And Pulpits did like Beacons flame;
When Jeroboam's Calves were rear'd,
And Laud was neither loved nor fear'd This Gospel-Comer first appear di
y. Soon his unhallow'd Fingers ftrip'd His Sovreign Liege of Power and Land:
And having smote his Master, flip'd His Sword into his Fellow's Hand:
But he that wears his Eyes may note, Oft-times the Butcher binds a Goat, And leaves his Boy to cut her Throat.
Poor England felt his Fury then Outweigh'd Qu. Mary's many Grains ;
His very Preaching few more Men, Than Bonner's Faggots, Stakes and
(Chains. With Dog-Star Zeal and Lungs like