Vox Coeli TO ENGLAND, OR, Englands fore-warning from HEAVEN.

Being a Relation of true, strange, and wonderfull Visions, and Propheticall Revelati­ons, concerning these tragicall sinfull times; and with what care and diligence Reconciliation ought to be laboured for, between the King and Parliament, having never been heretofore published.

Now thought fit to be published to all that love Christ, and his Kingdom in sincerity.

By Theophilus Philalethes Toxander.

Prov. 19.29.

Judgements are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.

Published according to Order.

LONDON, Printed for E.W. 1646.

To the Christian Reader.
The Publisher vvisheth love to Christ, and to his Kingdom; and the spirit of a sound minde.

BEloved Brother, whosoever thou art, in whose brest the zeal of Gods House findeth place (for we need not look for many whom,Psal. 69 9. Ioh. 2.17. with David, it eateth up) thou needst not doubt of the truth of this Relation, nor fore­deem it as a forgerie; since there be many worthy Chri­stians, to whose hands I doubt not but it will come as well in Print, as it did before in writ, who (if they shall think it expedient) can well satisfie any man of the truth of it: and some (if it were fitting so to do without their con­sent) I could name. Onely lay aside prejudice, and read it over but with unbyassed affections, and candid judgement, and thou mayst find matter enough in it self to vindicate it from such aspersion, if thou wilt be curious to put it so far to the triall. Two eminent persons are named to thee in it, the Marques of Hambleton, and the Princes Tutor; times and places particularly set down, and beside His Ma­jestie and the two aforesaid, divers Members of Parlia­ment hinted at, who all know to be true, what is therein set down concerning them. The visions were shewed, some of them, six or seven yeers since, at least, if not more; and the latest here mentioned, but about the time of the Kings departure from the Parliament. The party to whom they were shewed, having missed of the principalaime of them, which was to have shown them to His Majesty, and which was endeavoured with great travell and expence, but not [Page]obtained, His Majesty utterly denying to vouchsafe His audience; the party, I say, was at last induced by divers persons of eminent qualitie and parts to relate in writ, and represent the truth therein to some select, zealous, and re­ligious Christians: which was done, and the Copy dated Apr. 1644. And now by some of these it is thought ex­pedient to publish it for the common good: the juncture of times being much other, nor then it was; and requiring other procedors almost in all affairs. If then thou read this with a right disposition, for whose good I have publish­ed it, thou canst have nothing but edification from it, and comfort in these disconsolate times: if otherwise, we know the Scripture it self is not priviledged (to our great grief) in this Kingdom from being blasphemed and abu­sed. But leaving others to their own humors, and judge, [...] thou, gracious Christian, who having kept thy self [...]ee from the spirit of giddinesse and delusion, that is a [...]oaving through this Land, desirest to walk humbly with [...] God, and not making haste, but beleeving and wait­ing upon him, art neither ashamed, nor afraid to shew thy self sad in publick with Nehemiah, because the wall of Jerusalem lyes yet broken down, and the gates thereof burnt with fire, findst any good thereby, I have my intent: and if I find it acceptable to thee, ere it be long, thou mayest have by Gods assistance more and better of this kinde.

THE FORE-SPEECH OF the first Copy.

TO all Gods Saints and faithfull servants, which diligently observe his ordinances in keeping his Commandments, and walk mournfully before the Lord of hoasts in these black and dreadfull times of the fiery triall and bloody agony of his Church.

1 Pet. 4.12. Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery triall, which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you. 13 But rejoyce, in as much as ye are partakers of Christs sufferings. 14 For the Spi­rit of glory, and of God resteth upon you. 15 But let none of you suffer as a murtherer, or as a thief, or as an evill doer, or as a busie-body in other mens matters. 16 But, if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorifie God on this behalf. 17 For the time is, that judgement must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall be the end of them that obey not the Gospel of God? 18 And if the righte­ous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and sinner appear?

Matth. 7.15. Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheeps clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. 16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. 19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruits, is hewen down, and cast into the fire.

1 Tim. 6.3. If any man consent not to wholsome words, even that do­ctrine that is according to godlinesse, 4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions, and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evill surmisings, 5 Perverse disputings of men that are corrupted in their judgements, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godlinesse: (behold here the fruits of false prophesie, and not onely of heresie, but heterodoxie, or rather heterodidascaly; which is truly false prophesie) from such withdraw thy self. 2 Tim. [...].16. Shun profane and vain janglings, for they will increase unto more [...]godlinesse. 17 And their word will eat as doth a canker. Behold here [Page 2]again the kindly fruits of false prophets: for they are inwardly ravening wolves, saith our Saviour; no question, for the devour­ing nature of their doctrine: And here again Paul likeneth their doctrine to a canker or gangreen for the same cause of its eating, or devouring: for which cause also there is one sort of canker, that is called a woolf.

Gal. 5.19. Now the works of the flesh are manifest, adulterie, forni­cation, idolatrie, witchcraft, seditious, heresies, murthers, drunkennesse, &c. and such like, of which I tell you, before ye do them, that they whcih do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God. Why! how now Paul? are the works of the flesh manifest? and is heresie one of those? and as manifest as adultery, fornication, idolatry, witchcraft, murther, drunkennesse, &c. and shall it as well exclude from the kingdom of heaven, as these? Now I see of a truth that you have not been of our Sectaries and Independents minde.

In this generall assault and fiery triall of the Church of Christ, by the machinations of that red Dragon in the Revel. Cap. 12.3, 7, 9., even that old serpent called the devil and Satan, that transforms his own apostles and angels into the Apostles of Christ, and him­self into an Angel of light2 Cor. 11.13, 14., and deceives the whole world, wherein all the principalities and powers, rulers of darknesse and spirituall wickednesse in high placesEphes. 6.12., are with all their power and policie, wiles and devices, stratagems and treache­ries, designes and depths of Satan, full charged, and furiously ingaged to root it out of Christendome;Revel. 2.24. it concerns all that have any sense of God, or of godlinesse, not to be idle spectators, or hollow neutrals; but (since the publick is ever to be preferr'd be­fore private, spiritual before secular, and Gods glory before all) now or never by their utmost power, and endeavours, and libe­rall contributions of what they can bring conducefull to the cause, to help the Lord against the mighty, lest that dreadfull curse of Meroz deservedly befall themIudg. 5.23.. Whilest others there­fore of greater wealth and worth contributed their means and endeavours largely to this just war, in the eyse of it, against our Romish Philistines, and Antichristian Sectaries and Factionists; and as just may it prove, I pray heaven in the close of it; I trust it will not be unacceptable to any of Gods Saints and faithfull people, to present to their view this plain, yet pertinent relation [Page 3](though somewhat late, as some may think) for as much as though some Scenes be past, yet the Play is not done, but ano­ther Act like to begin, and perhaps more, that may bring a sadder catastrophe, then most are aware of: Scribes and Phari­sees, Erastians and Independents; Lawyers and Civilian-policy-mongers, with Sectaries and Libertine-conscience-mongers, ha­ving now got the place of Straffordians and Canterburians; and as busily compassing Sea and Land, as ever the others were, and leaving nothing unessay'd to make Proselytes of their own kind, though when they were made, they became twofold more the children of hell, then beforeMatth. 23.15.. If it be but like the widows mite in the Gospel; yet, (which maketh the mite a million) with a free heart, and a fervent zeal to the good of Gods people, and Church of Christ in England, she casts it up into the treasurie.

The Narration.

GRace Cary sometime wife to Mr. Walter Cary of Bristoll, in her widowhood at Ʋske in Monmouthshire, betook her self wholly to private prayer, and constant reading of the holy Scri­ptures (besides her publick frequenting of the House of God) for three yeers together: which task she imposed on her self the bet­ter to inform her judgement in the wayes of God; there being even then so many by-wayes in the world, of Popery, and other nyce and crazie Sects, and her self having been strongly tempted to Popish superstition; from which temptation it pleased God to deliver her. For having with humble confidence implored the favour of God, and direction of his holy Spirit, and wrestling one day by prayers and tears to overcome that temptation, she had before day in a Sunday morning a most heavenly rapture or trance before she was full awake, much about that houre that she daily used to water her couch with tears, and to seek the Lord early in the morning. The manner of the trance was this. She was for a time in a sweet celestiall extasie of joy (whether in the body, or out of the body, she knows not) being for the time in Paradice, as she thought; where there were represented unto her, as it were, the appearance of the three most sacred Persons of the Trinity, which seemed to invite her to approach with [Page 4]boldnesse to the throne of grace. Being awake, she felt in her self a great delectation and inlargement of heart by spirituall joy and inward consolation, which produced great melting of heart, and tears in abundance, accompanied with deep humi­liation and thankfull recognition of Gods wonderfull mercy to her poore deluded soul; she having been formerly seduced to in­vocate Saints and Angels, and to say the Ave-mary for a prayer, as Papists fondly use in their blinde devotion: for thus far had she gone. But being now strongly confirmed in the Evangelicall truth, she had a strong desire to walk worthy so rare and high a favour of so indulgent and gracious a God, resolving ever after to walk in the practise of all divine duties, and serve God with pure worship. In pursuance of which pious exercises, it pleased God in a short time after (which was in the yeer of the Lord 1639.) to shew her a further favour, though intermixt with a great affliction of spirit. For both in her private devotion, and in the publick ministration at Church, she was in an extraordi­nary way made sensible of these combustions and disasters which then were to befall, and now for some yeers have befal­len this sinfull Nation and Kingdom: the manner whereof was, as followeth. She heard hideous shreeks and outcries of the people oppressed, and captivated by enemies: also a sound of waters, as it were, beyond Sea, accompanied with loud and ter­rible roaring of waves; A voice also day and night cried, and called to her, even to the interruption of her rest and sleep, say­ing, Treason and death; Treason, Treason, death, death. There was presented likewise to her sight an apparition and shew of blood; and to her hearing, vollies of shot, as if many Pistols and Muskets had been all at once discharged, which terribly af­frighted her, and pierced her to the very heart, as if an arrow, or dart of death had remained in her breast. A representation also of a pen, as if it had been writing upon chalk, appeared un­to her, as she conceived, to the end that what she saw, felt, and heard, she should commit to writing. And that she might be as­sured, this was a divine and heavenly vision, certain rayes of glory descending from the heavens appeared to her in the day time, and whilest she was awake, which seemed to irradiate her from heaven, even whilest she was reading the book of God, and [Page 5]earnestly in her private duties praying against all satanicall il­lusions: the lustre of which glorious rayes being visible to her eye seemed to exceed not onely the strrres, but the Sun in his greatest splendour. Furthermore that her faith might be the more confirmed, and her soul the better prepared for whatsoe­ver should ensue, she was strongly moved, and directed to betake her self to fasting and prayer three weeks together: intimating to her thereby, that the terrour of the times ensuing (whereof lively representations had been made unto her in the foregoing apparitions) called hard for such duties: at the end of which severall weeks respectively she received an extraordinary signe of Gods presence and assistance expressed in the appearance of glorious shining lights, accompanied with vehement rushing winde, descending upon her, and the sound thereof entring into her eares three severall times. And to make her yet more sen­sible of the things forementioned, and troubles to come on this Land, while she was at the Church serving God publickly with the Congregation, in Sermon-time on the Lords day, there ap­peared plainly and evidently to her view the perfect shape of a Kings head and face without a body, which looked very pale and wan: it had a Crown upon it, and the Crown was all bloodie in the circle round about.

This bloodie crowned head appeared to her view once onely, as aforesaid, and continued so in her sight about half an houre. With this apparition she sensibly heard loud and lamentable cryes of Gods people persecuted, as she thought, both beyond Seas, and on this side: she heard very sensibly, as it were, a lash­ing, and whipping of them, to drive them from the true Church, and their holy duties and profession, accompanied with strange languages of forrain Nations, and that in a confused manner, as at the celebration of an idolatrous Masse, to which many seemed to call them. And the confused clamour was such, as the Popish Capuchins made at their solemne superstitious Ser­vice in Somerset-House, whither (about three or foure yeers since now) she purposely repaired for her better information in that point, and that she might the more sensibly apprehend, and he cleared in the premisses, and have more full notice perhaps, she thought, of the chief actors in our tragicall miseries. [Page 4] [...] [Page 5] [...]

She heard another time a voice or sound of much gold and treasure, and of all sorts of Jewels, with a voice whispering, as it were, and saying these words, Earl, Bishop, and Queen: at which time, she cals God to witnesse, she knew not any Earl or Bishop so guilty, as appeared afterwards.

Lastly, she heard the grievous cries of Gods persecuted people in her eares, pressing her to point out, as the enemy of God, the greatest Bishop in the Church of England, and with him Earl and cruell Queen; having set down with her pen; Earl, Bishop, and Cruell Queen, as was required, the dolefull cry ceased. Soon after she was earnestly commanded, by a celestiall voice, to no­tifie all these things to His Majesty. But fearing to undertake so great a task, as conscious of her own unfitnesse, as she thought, for the performance of so eminent a service, she made onely a sparing discovery to certain godly Divines at Bristoll, and else­where, desiring their spirituall prayers and advice. But finding that neither their prayers, nor her own could prevail with the Lord to spare her from this service, she manifestly saw that she must obey of necessitie that heavenly voice (which did not cease to call her thereto) though her brethren, and kindred, and her own inclination and desire strongly disswaded her. And whilest she prayed and wept to the Lord, saying with Moses; Lord, if thy presence go not with me, send me not hence. Exod. 33.15. She saw, as it were, a light from heaven comforting her, and a star of glory di­recting her in her way she should travell.

Being arrived at London, she was strongly pushed on within her self to addresse her self to the Court, which was then at Whitehall: whither being come, she earnestly pressed in a Petitio­nary way, to present to His Majesty the effect of what she had heard and seen; but soon found her self neglected, and her Peti­tion sleighted. Notwithstanding, she had still a strong call from God both inwardly, and outwardly, to follow the King, whi­thersoever he went, saying to her, The King, the King; The King, and Kingdom is in danger of utter ruine and desolation. Not long after, by her importunity she was admitted at Richmond to His Maje­sties presence; who graciously received her Petition; the Con­tents being, That He would be pleased to hear her at large de­clare her errand by word of mouth. The means of her admit­tance [Page 7]was by the Lord Marquis Hambleton, who was nobly plea­sed to call her, and to bring her to the King; who taking her by the one hand, and the Marquis by the other, the King asked her for her writing; Which she having presented, and His Majesty slightly view'd over, he demanded if it were her own hand: and she confessing, that it was, he then viewed it better. But His Ma­jesty being then to take horse, rendred her the said Petition, say­ing, He thought, she meant well, and was a good woman. Here, the Princes Tutor, in election to be Bishop of Chichester, coming to her, asked her, if she wanted means. She replyed, No; telling him, that she came to London on her own charges, and had wher­with to serve her occasions; her coming to Court, having had no other end, but the publick good of King, Church and State; and being bound in spirit, she was continually prest, by Gods hand upon her, to follow His Majesty from Court to Court, to her great trouble and charge, hiring one to attend her by water and land. His Majesty being at York, there appeared a dark black cloud over the place, where His Majesty stood (the Scots had then taken in Newcastle) and there she inforced her former suit, humbly petitioning him to hear her speak, but without suc­cesse; and finding no rest in her spirit for all this, but being still urged to sollicite His Majesty: at last by Gods providence she found another opportunity, and falling on her knees before him in the Presence Chamber, most humbly besought him to hear her relation; which he then utterly refused. And thereupon it pleased God immediately to discharge her from all further at­tendance on His Majestie, which she took as a great favour from God; and thereupon returned to London.

During her abode at York, many pious Christians being de­firous to know the truth of these things, she declared it to them, and moreover discover'd to them, that it was revealed to her particularly, that great troubles would light upon these parts. In London having found grace and favour with many Noble Ba­rons, Knights, and other worthy Christians, both before her going to York, and after her return (which she esteems as a rare mercy from God, knowing her self lesse then least of any of his favours) she may not omit amongst others, that she was sent for by a worthy Divine of an eminent place, and at that time of [Page 6] [...] [Page 7] [...] [Page 8]singular estimation; who, when he perceived how God had dealt with her, he told her in brief, that he could not, but approve of her desires, and intendments, as good, and durst say nothing to discourage or disswade her from the way. So, thenceforth, as when Eliah had cast his mantle upon Elisha, Elias his spirit was prest upon Elisha, not much unlike, though the Lord had spoken to her before, and used strong impulses on her spirit; yet now the hand of the Lord was stronger and stronger upon her, and even almost in the bitternesse of her spirit was she carried (as the Prophet speaketh of himself, Ezek. 3.14. and elsewhere) and so powerfull were the impressions made on her, that notwithstand­ing her great struglings and defires against that long and tedi­ous journey to York, which she would fain have been freed of, that at last being fully overcome, she could not but follow His Majesty even to York also, the love of Christ, and of his Church, now constraining her. And though she reaped not the fruit of her labour, she desired; yet as on is reported to have fetched water every day two mile to water dry ground in hope of fruit, which he did a whole yeer together; and was content so to do, because he was commanded, thinking it reason enough to do things in some other respects unreasonable, in meer obedience to superi­ours: so, much more reason was it, that she should shew her obe­dience to her God in a duty of so high an importance and con­cernment, as the generall good of Church, King, and Kingdom; which therefore with all her might she sought to advance, say­ing in her heart with the woman of Tekoa, 2 Sam. 14.15. I will now speak to the King, it may be the King will perform the request of his handmaid.

Now because it hath been questioned by sundry well-affect­ed, what she would have expressed to His Majesty, if he had been pleased to give her audience; You shall be pleased to know, that the substance of her speech, she had to expresse, would have been as followeth, or to the like purpose.

First, that His Majesty would be pleased with all his might and power to apply himself to the finding out of the great plots and treacheries of Papists and their confederates, Prelates and Idol-shepherds, and Innovators in Religion; wicked and evill Counsellors, State-idolizers, or rather self-seekers and novators [Page 9]in the Commonwealth; and with an high hand to suppresse both, with all idolatry, superstition and prophanity, and what­soever was against found doctrine, the power of godlinesse, and the well and liberty of His Subjects.

Secondly, that Gods faithfull Ministers and servants suffering for the cause and truth of Christ under the tyranny and usurpa­tion of Prelates, commonly called Anticonformists, Non-con­formists, and Puritanes, and sometimes also Sectaries, and Schis­maticks, might have their freedome and liberty; and those, who were the truly so called Sectaries and Schismaticks, the Prelates, Anabaptists, Antinomians, A [...]mits, Familists, and especially Papists, and Arminian Innovators, all secretly winked at, and fomented by the Bishops, might be found out, and tried, that so the glorious Gospel of Christ might flourish, and have free pas­sage in plenty and in purity through the land.

Thirdly, that His Majesty would be pleased with all his might to set himself to use all good means that might be endeavoured for the Queens conversion, that by Gods blessing thereupon she might be gained to the truth, to her self, and to him, and for a comfort to the whole Kingdom; without which, she was given to understand of the great hazard and trouble, yea, and utter ruine both to King and Kingdom: great hazard and trouble, though all the rest should be effected, and that left undone; but utter ruine, if neither that, nor the rest were done. And thus much for the substance of what she would have said, if His Ma­jesty had given her audience.

But further, since she was discharged of attendance upon the King, and shortly after His Majesty with the Queen departed from London, and deserted the Parliament, whereas she had been in good quiet and repose till then, she fell again into the like agonies of spirit, and hath expressed, that her affliction in the same hath been very great, being pressed in like sort to attend the Parliament, as before she had done the King; so that after the Kings leaving of the Parliament, she hath had very little rest longer, then she was either by expressions and solicitations to Members of the House of Parliament, endeavouring a reconci­liation between His Majesty and the Parliament, or in her pri­vate and publick duties and exercises of Religion powring out [Page 10]her soul to God for effectuating thereof: so that the sad sense of her walking in these times of trouble and distresse, even to the present date of this relation given by her in writ, which was April 1644. hath been so yet that it can not be expressed. Yet hath she not been pleased to make so full and particular relation of all passages between the Parliament and her, as in the other, but hath thought this sufficient for the present.

Now, as she hath not held her life dear to confirm this truth of God of this divine work wrought in her; and to manifest it to be a divine vision and heavenly call, would not tempt God therein by too much refusall and disobedience, but by faith in God, having her warrant from him, with Daniel in the Lyons den, or the three Children in the fiery fornace, she submitted herself, and doth, under the mighty hand of God: so now ha­ving with that widow in the Gospel cast these her spiritual mites into the Churches treasurie, in hope that this her freewill-offer­ing will be (as such oblations ever were) accepted of God and all good men; she humbly submits her hearty, and well-mean­ing, though weak endeavours to the charitable censure of the godly, wise, impartiall and unprejudicate Christians: beseech­ing the Almighty God of heaven, if it may stand with his glory and good pleasure, to unite the heart of the King and Parlia­ment unanimously, as the heart of one man, to consent to that reformation both of Church and State, that the Lord doth re­quire, that idolatry, superstition, profanity, faction, godlesse State-policy (Jeroboams sin) heresie, schisme, and all interest that is not agreeable to Gods interest, and his eternall Son the Lord Jesus his, the onely King and Lord of his Church, being swept away, and supprest, the glorious Gospel of Christ may reflourish in its full lustre, and the Scepter of his Government (sufficiently declared in his Word to such as with humble sin­cerity, and love to the truth to obey it, seek the same diligent­ly) may be universally obeyed, and submitted to by Prince, Par­liament, and people: and happie shall that people be; that in sincerity and constantly endeavour this; whereas contrarily, oppose it who will, they shall not prosper to the end; but in his own time, he that sitteth in the heavens will laugh; the Lord will have them in derision, saying, yet (for all your falshood, [Page 11]fraud, and force to the contrary) Yet have I set my King upon mine holy hill of Sim, and that with your envie, Psal. 2.4, 5, 6, 9.10. Be wise now therefore O ye Kings;Revel. 2.9. Cap. 3 7, 8, 9, 10.11. be instructed ye Judges of the earth. Leave off ye Sectaries to blaspheme, and say, that ye are the onely Jews, the onely visible Saints, the preciousest men up­on earth; whereas ye are not, but are rather the synagogue of Satan; and submit your selves to the loving, lovely, and belo­ved Philadelphia, where Christ mysticall, or his Church in his practicals hath holinesse, in her doctrinals truth, in her go­vernment and administrations the key of David, and she onely, how ever weak she may appear in the eye of the world, and hath in truth but a little worldly strength; yet such an open doore set before her, that no man shall ever be able to shut; sub­mit your selves to her, and be content to worship God before her feet, as her daughters and schollars, and to acknowledge that Christ hath loved her. For she onely of all the Churches on the earth shall be delivered out of that fearfull houre of temptation, which now is begun, and shall run through, and passe upon all the Nations of the world, before it have done, to try all them that dwell upon the earth; and none shall have any further security in a Church, or in a Nationall way, and warrant of delivery, then they flee in to her, and submit them­selves to worship before her feet. And she alone shall continue that pillar in the Temple of God that shall go no more out, on whom shall be written the Name of the City of her God, the new Jerusalem, Jehovah-shammah, Ezek. 48.35. or, The Lord is there; she alone both a Church, and the Church, when all other Churches are gone to ruine, even that Church upon which shall be built the Church of the called Jews, and rich fulnesse of the Gentiles, and ingrafted into her as their stock, and hung upon her as glorious lights upon their immoveable pillar of truth: shee alone shall be that wall on which shall be built this palace of silver; and she alone, that doore, that shall be inclosed with these boards of Cedar. Cant. 8.9. The which things that ye may all do respectively in your places and conditions, to whom this exhortation hath been addressed, this mournful widow with this her myte, addeth yet further to pray with the blessed Apostle, Col. 1.9, 10, 11. That all Gods Saints and professors [Page 12]may be fulfilled in all knowledge of his will, in all wisdom, that they may walk worthy of the Lord, unto all pleasing, being fruitfull in all good works, strengthened with all his glorious power to all patience, that the Lord may rejoyce over you, to do you good, and plant you in this land, and take pleasure in you with his whole heart and soul. Amen. Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity.Ier. 32.41. Eph. 6.24. Amen.

Psal. 22.24.

For he hath not despised, nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him, but when he cryed unto him, he hath heard.

Revel. 2.2.

I know thy work, and thy labour, and thy patience; and how thou canst not bear them that are evill; and how thou hast tried them, which say, they are Apostles, and are not, and hast found them lyars.

Revel. 2.3.

And hast born, and hast patience, and for my Names sake hast la­boured, and hast not fainted.

He that hath an car, let him hear, what the Word saith unto England.


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