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A23806 A funeral handkerchief in two parts : I. Part. Containing arguments to comfort us at death of friends, II. Part. Containing several uses which we ought to make of such losses : to which is added, Three sermons preached at Coventry, in December last, 1670 / by Thomas Allestree ... Allestree, Thomas, 1637 or 8-1715. 1671 (1671) Wing A1197; ESTC R14326 214,765 404

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do_v so_o and_o withal_o forsake_v they_o we_o shall_v find_v mercy_n in_o sickness_n as_o david_n do_v for_o prov._n 28.13_o he_o that_o cover_v his_o sin_n shall_v not_o prosper_v but_o whoso_o confess_v and_o forsake_v they_o shall_v have_v mercy_n if_o sickness_n be_v epidemical_a 15._o exod._n 23.25_o deut._n 7.12_o 15._o a_o general_a humiliation_n be_v a_o mean_n to_o remove_v it_o levit._n 26.40_o 41_o 42._o so_o 2_o chron._n 3.14_o god_n send_v sickness_n for_o sin_n if_o sin_n be_v remove_v he_o will_v remove_v his_o stroke_n but_o he_o will_v not_o take_v off_o the_o plaster_n so_o careful_a he_o be_v till_o the_o wound_n be_v thorough_o cure_v and_o corruption_n purge_v out_o sin_n be_v as_o so_o many_o scotch_n in_o the_o way_n that_o hinder_v the_o chariot_n wheel_n of_o a_o deliverance_n from_o move_v