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SERMON

Preach'd before the University

OF

OXFORD

At St. Peters Church in the East

on Mid-Lent Sunday March
29. 1685.

BY
John Norris M. A. and Fellow of All-Souls

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.

OXFORD,
Printed by Leonard Lichfield, for Thomas

Fickus Bookseller. 168 5.

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Dunning
Broure
12. 20-42
46617

To the Reverend

Dr. HENRY MORE of

Christ's College in CAMBRIDGE.

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Reverend SIR,

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

your

natural

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