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READING KOOMS,

81 GREAT QUEEN STREET,
LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS,

LONDON.

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\. i.) Norcouldi.t
enter into my mind, that a peifon of fuch Learning as Mr. Toml?s would
b^ accounted to hi, in Head of a fait and fober Anfw^r, {hould have
turn'-d afidc by Gobflfeb-likc and unnccefl'ary diliin^^ions, like thz ds
and/y/xof the Schoolmen, of which it may hi faid,
•f Ihudent. Ap'^ihe. jj one f cf old fpake of others,
vl iome of rhe

/r.cienc Philofo- ^ , /r • ■ t^ •

pliers, StatHm lacejJHMt ommptentu Dcy^

Ca!^?»'iifjjis litihtu.
'Fidcm mlnutii dljfecayit amhagibmy

U: qHifque eft linguA neqtiior,
Solvant , lt^ai9tcj'4e q'AXjlioy.umvinCHUy
Per S}ilogi[mos jihclilcs.

tD the clouding and cbrcuiiD§,of what was plain and obvious to the un-
d^rftmding of the meaneft capacity, and the perverting the intend-
ment of his A/itag3r.t[i^ nakedly rcprefcnted to a meaning never in-
tended by him : as not once (that he mighc feem to fay fomewhat) he
baih done ,* fctting up a man of ftir.w of his own forming, to fpend
the heat of hl5 mifg tided ztal upon, •s.dly, I fuppofed alio, that a
iTiin of thi; repute; in days paft, for Sobriety (to which he is ftill no
mean pretender) and Holincfs as Mr. T, would never have d-filed him-
fclf wid) the vomit and (lum^ful fpcwing cf paflionate and mcftun-
chfirtian expiefTnns (worfe than which, had he beendifputing with the
Devil, if he would have taken a meafureof modefiy from the Arch-
angel, he could not have made ufe of ) he isfreqjently venting and
difgotging againft bis Adverfa-y. The review wliereof, I am affured^
will not beover-pleafing to him, if his heart beb.uin the kaft fixt up-
on that frame cf fpirit in which our feiviccs for God (of vvhicb lie
deems his prefent undertaking to be a part) fhould be managed. ' He
hath fure read (and I willi he would liy it to his very heart) Jam.i^
20. that the wrath of wan rvoikjth mt the Righteoufnefi cf God; and
^ Tim. 2. 2^. iAy of tongue-ttrifcj, and
contention?, and is by fome rendredro/co/^ ^^ as alfo Tlrf.i. 7. from
the guilt whereof I know not how he will acquit himfslf. He talks
indeed of B ', III yjgs- gate RhetoricJ^y ufed by othe'S p. izoruw, being a
Sermon preached nLewfler\i\ Herefordjhlre Novemb. 24. 16^1, on
Mat,!^, ip, ordered by the Committee ofthe Houfc of Commons,



The Preface of M/.Tombs his BooJ^ examined,: -7

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