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Preach'd before the University
At St. Peters Church in the East
on Mid-Lent Sunday March
College in OXFORD.
Seeft thou a man wise in his own Conceit? There is
more hopes of a Fool than of Him. Prov. 26. 12.
Fickus Bookseller. 168 5.
To the Reverend
Dr. HENRY MORE of
Christ's College in CAMBRIDGE.
Either the Ambition of honouring this
Discourse with your Great Name, nor
the Vanity of thinking this sender Oblation a sufficient discharge from those strong Obligations whereby I stand endebted to you, were the Motives which determind my Choice in this Dedication. I intend-only hereby to expreß my great Veneration for your Worth, and my Gratitude for that Particular share which you have been pleas'd to vouchsafe me in
Favour. As for the Discourse which now begg's your acceptance and protection, I am not unsensible that much of it lies out of the common road of thinking, and may upon that Score incur the Censure of those narrow-spirited Theorists, who confine their SpecuLations to the limits of Antiquity, resign up the