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the Apostles in the Geneva:Print ; the Mightiness of our Faith, which is able to remove a Church into a Wood ; the Transparency of our Charity, that is fo invisible, that neither the Right Hand nor the Left ever knew it ; the Multitude of our Good Works which no Man living can number; the God
j ly Works of our tautological Prayers, and the Zeal thereof, which brings us cven to Divine Consumption, whereby we look like the Prodigal Son at his return home, or the Priests in the Arras; the defying of all Fathers, Bifhops, and Doctors, Conformable Perfons, Canonical Robes, Ecclesiastical Gestures, and Utensils, all Learning, Liberal Arts and Degrees, as the Rags of Superstition, the Dregs of Popery, are abominable in the goggle Eyes of a right Round-head, and yet this fimple Innocent Profesfion is scorned and baffled, and by whom, but by Scholars, and such as profess Learning? which is no more necessary to Religion, than a Publick Church (which verily) is but a Den of Thieves when we are absent.
All which Grievances do stand with much reason, and therefore are utter!
against our tender Consciences, and never were allowed by any Synod of Moor
fields or Weftminster. That therefore which we do now refolve to maintain, and desire to have confirmed, and never to be alter'd (till fome new Toy tickle us in the Pericranium, which will be very short: ly) is,
1. That our Religion, Tenets, and Manners, before mentioned, be esta blished and maintain'd against all Rea. Son, Learning, Divinity, Order, Dis; cipline, Morality, Piety, or Humani. ty whatsoever.
2. That the very Name of. Bimops, Thall be a sufficient Jury and Judge, to condemn any of them, without any further Evidence or Circumstance.
3. That if any Man whatsoever, having knowledge in the Latin Tongue (being a Popish Language) Ihall prefume to think he can save a Soal by Preaching, he shall be Excommunicated both in this world and in the World to come ; unless it be some certain Lecturers, of whose approved Railing and Ignorance, we are well assured, and have known to stand fix Hoars on a Fafting Day,
4. That the Felt-maker and the Cobler, two innocent Cuckolds may be instituted Primates and Metropolitans of the two Arch Provinces, and the rest of the Seet preserved, according to their Imbecilities of Spirit, to such Bisopricks and other Livings, as will competently serve to procure fät Poul. try, for the filling of their insatiate Stomachs, in which regard, ChurchLivings had more need to be increased, than diminished.
5. That no Man whatsoever, who bears the Name of Cavalier, may be capable of making any of the Brethren a Cuckold, unless he cut his Hair, and alter his Profession; but be excluded from the Conventicles, as the King's Friend, and a Reprobate.
6. Lastly, That there be two whole Days fet a part to Fast and Pray for the Confusion of all that are not thus resolved.
A CAVEAT fo the Round
Come to charge ye
That night the clergy,
Tbat you will be wary, (Head,
(bred; In all these fattious Humours you bave But as for Brownifts we'll bave none, But take tbem all and bang them one by
Your wicked Actions,
( Are all but Aims to rob the King of his
Then give this Reason
For your Treason, That you'll be ruld, if he'llbe ruld by Then leave these Fa&tions, zealous Bro
(ther, Least you be banged one against another.
Tour Wit abounded,
When as you Sanged,
You must be Hanged, A Tympany of Malice made you witty, And, tho' your bot Zeal made you bold, When you are bang'd your Arfe will be
Then leave confounding,
You raise this Warring,
And private Farring, I doubt, in time, will prove the Knave
(of Clubs. It's for your "Lying, and not for your
(Oaths, You shall be bang'd, and Ketch shall
(bave your Cloaths,