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A07610 A mirrour for Christian states: or, A table of politick vertues considerable amongst Christians Divided, into three bookes. Reviewed, and augmented, by E. Molinier, of Tolose priest, and Doctor of Divinitie. And by him dedicated, ro [sic] the most illustrious lord, the Lord Cardinall of Valette, Archbishop of Tolose. Translated into English, by VVilliam Tyrvvhit, Sen. Esquire.; Politiques chrestiennes. English Molinier, √Čtienne, d. 1650.; Tyrwhit, William. 1635 (1635) STC 18003; ESTC S112798 133,530 388

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happy_a memory_n in_o thing_n past_a in_o all_o age_n and_o state_n be_v the_o beginning_n the_o practice_n of_o important_a affair_n long_a experience_n and_o the_o gray_a maturity_n of_o year_n be_v the_o consummation_n for_o this_o word_n of_o the_o ancient_n never_o deceive_v any_o council_n of_o old_a man_n arm_n of_o young_a man_n sound_a consultation_n circumspection_n of_o circumstance_n foresight_n of_o consequence_n precaution_n against_o impediment_n prompt_a expedition_n be_v the_o beautiful_a action_n of_o statesman_n and_o in_o fine_a the_o people_n repose_n the_o safety_n of_o state_n the_o common_a good_a of_o man_n be_v the_o divine_a fruit_n of_o this_o perfect_a prndence_n who_o so_o possess_v this_o treasure_n enjoy_v a_o diadem_n and_o if_o his_o origin_n have_v not_o confer_v crown_n upon_o he_o crown_n will_v seek_v after_o he_o and_o if_o his_o condition_n have_v not_o make_v he_o a_o king_n his_o sufficiency_n will_v make_v he_o the_o oracle_n of_o king_n what_o he_o pronounce_v be_v decree_n what_o he_o say_v be_v law_n his_o bare_a word_n ought_v to_o pass_v for_o reason_n and_o as_o the_o philosopher_n say_v his_o naked_a proposition_n have_v the_o authority_n of_o demonstration_n since_o the_o practice_n he_o have_v acquire_v by_o experience_n enable_v he_o in_o whatsoever_o he_o propose_v to_o consider_v the_o cause_n and_o principle_n but_o what_o be_v say_v of_o the_o phoenix_n which_o be_v so_o frequent_a in_o book_n be_v happy_o never_o frame_v in_o nature_n or_o what_o be_v relate_v of_o that_o orator_n among_o the_o ancient_n so_o high_o extol_v but_o never_o hear_v or_o of_o the_o philosopher_n republic_n the_o so_o well_o depaint_v idea_n whereof_o can_v never_o real_o appear_v the_o same_o may_v be_v say_v of_o this_o perfect_a prudence_n who_o the_o contemplation_n of_o sage_n have_v so_o excellent_o express_v and_o which_o the_o imbecility_n of_o humane_a nature_n can_v never_o yet_o perfect_o produce_v so_o many_o rare_a endowment_n require_v in_o one_o man_n be_v more_o easy_o imagine_v then_o meet_v with_o soon_o desire_v than_o acquire_v to_o abuse_v ourselves_o with_o idea_n be_v to_o feed_v upon_o fancy_n wish_n rule_v not_o the_o world_n and_o since_o thing_n can_v be_v suitable_a to_o our_o vote_n we_o must_v proportion_v our_o vote_n to_o thing_n we_o be_v to_o acknowledge_v our_o own_o ignorance_n in_o the_o truth_n of_o this_o passage_n of_o scripture_n how_o irresolute_a be_v the_o thought_n of_o man_n and_o how_o uncertain_a their_o foresight_n and_o to_o confess_v the_o truth_n in_o all_o thing_n but_o chief_o in_o politic_a prudence_n which_o govern_v the_o incertitude_n of_o worldly_a affair_n that_o he_o who_o have_v the_o few_o defect_n have_v a_o great_a share_n of_o perfection_n one_o single_a circumstance_n susfice_v to_o alter_v all_o in_o this_o case_n and_o very_o often_o the_o effect_n of_o great_a and_o most_o important_a action_n as_o the_o cure_n of_o desperate_a disease_n in_o state_n depend_v upon_o a_o very_a instant_n which_o prudence_n either_o see_v not_o or_o fortune_n ravish_v away_o and_o after_o all_o we_o be_v to_o avow_v that_o in_o such_o case_n wherein_o ordinary_o way_n be_v hide_v the_o cause_n obscure_v the_o council_n incertain_a and_o the_o event_n independent_a of_o we_o he_o who_o seldome_a stumble_v have_v no_o small_a sufficiency_n and_o who_o so_o often_o do_v happen_v right_o to_o hit_v have_v a_o great_a deal_n of_o good_a fortune_n chap._n 11._o that_o true_a politic_a prudence_n ought_v to_o be_v derive_v from_o the_o law_n of_o god_n against_o machiavilian_o bvtas_n true_a wisdom_n ought_v to_o be_v deduce_v from_o the_o law_n of_o god_n so_o do_v true_a prudence_n flow_v from_o this_o divine_a fountain_n for_o god_n have_v speak_v by_o the_o mouth_n of_o the_o wise_a man_n council_n be_v to_o i_o equity_n be_v i_o prudence_n be_v i_o and_o david_n say_v to_o god_n lord_n thou_o have_v make_v i_o wise_a by_o thy_o word_n wisdom_n without_o god_n be_v mere_a folly_n and_o prudence_n no_o better_o than_o malice_n the_o one_o follow_v salle_fw-fr principle_n the_o other_o use_v the_o mean_n opposite_a to_o the_o true_a end_n of_o man_n the_o one_o deprave_v the_o understanding_n the_o other_o deregulate_v life_n the_o one_o deceive_v we_o in_o what_o we_o ought_v to_o understand_v the_o other_o in_o what_o we_o ought_v to_o do_v the_o one_o adore_v lie_v instead_o of_o truth_n the_o other_o embrace_v iniquity_n for_o virtue_n in_o brief_a the_o one_o divert_v we_o from_o the_o true_a way_n the_o other_o lead_v we_o to_o a_o precipice_n the_o prudence_n of_o the_o flesh_n produce_v nothing_o but_o death_n say_v the_o apostle_n so_o as_o if_o it_o be_v pernicious_a to_o particular_n what_o profit_n can_v it_o afford_v to_o republic_n if_o it_o ruin_v man_n how_o can_v it_o relieve_v empire_n be_v not_o god_n the_o final_a end_n of_o state_n in_o general_a as_o well_o of_o man_n in_o particular_a if_o he_o be_v their_o end_n ought_v he_o not_o to_o be_v their_o aim_n if_o their_o aim_n ought_v they_o not_o to_o level_v thereat_o by_o mean_n conducible_a to_o their_o end_n what_o other_o mean_n be_v proper_a to_o cause_v all_o state_n to_o tend_v towards_o god_n than_o those_o which_o the_o prudence_n derive_v from_o god_n dictate_v unto_o we_o if_o therefore_o fleshly_a &_o vain_a prudence_n suppose_v to_o maintain_v itself_o make_v use_n of_o unjust_a mean_n and_o those_o contrary_n to_o god_n be_v it_o not_o apparent_a it_o divert_v they_o from_o their_o mark_n their_o end_n and_o happiness_n ruine_v instead_o of_o establish_v they_o wherefore_o moses_n call_v the_o people_n of_o jsrael_n who_o will_v not_o guide_v themselves_o according_a to_o god_n law_n but_o by_o their_o private_a spirit_n a_o nation_n without_o council_n and_o prudence_n and_o the_o spirit_n of_o god_n give_v we_o two_o advertisement_n as_o two_o general_a rule_n of_o our_o life_n the_o one_o by_o the_o wise_a man_n rely_v not_o on_o thy_o own_o prudence_n the_o other_o by_o the_o apostle_n derive_v not_o your_o prudence_n from_o yourselves_o plato_n report_v of_o hyparchus_n in_o a_o dialogue_n entitle_v by_o his_o name_n how_o this_o man_n desirous_a of_o the_o public_a good_a place_v great_a pillar_n in_o all_o the_o crosseway_n of_o athens_n whereon_o be_v engrave_v grave_a and_o wholesome_a inscription_n advertise_v man_n of_o their_o duty_n if_o this_o custom_n be_v still_o in_o use_n among_o we_o it_o be_v fit_v these_o two_o sentence_n as_o two_o oracle_n from_o heaven_n be_v engrave_v in_o marble_n and_o brass_n in_o the_o most_o eminent_a and_o chief_o frequent_v place_n of_o all_o city_n to_o admonish_v man_n not_o to_o guide_v the_o course_n of_o their_o life_n affair_n and_o office_n by_o the_o foolish_a prudence_n of_o the_o flesh_n but_o by_o that_o prudence_n derive_v from_o god_n be_v the_o infallible_a rule_n as_o it_o be_v the_o final_a and_o firm_a conclusion_n of_o all_o humane_a action_n chap._n 12._o how_o the_o law_n of_o god_n be_v useful_a for_o the_o acquisition_n of_o true_a politic_a prudence_n the_o law_n of_o god_n do_v in_o two_o sort_n serve_v towards_o the_o acquisition_n of_o true_a prudence_n not_o only_o of_o that_o which_o be_v ordinary_a and_o oeconomical_a but_o of_o the_o civil_a and_o politic_a likewise_o first_o in_o propose_v to_o every_o particular_a action_n its_o due_a end_n direct_v mean_n and_o just_a measure_n second_o in_o appease_v and_o calm_v the_o passion_n of_o the_o soul_n which_o as_o the_o philosopher_n say_v cause_v a_o certain_a thick_a fog_n to_o arise_v in_o the_o superior_a part_n thereof_o darken_v the_o eye_n of_o reason_n and_o hinder_v the_o wholesome_a counsel_n and_o right_a judgement_n of_o thing_n which_o prudence_n ought_v to_o afford_v for_o passion_n imprint_v in_o the_o soul_n a_o kind_n of_o malignant_a disposition_n cause_v counsel_n to_o ere_o in_o the_o election_n of_o the_o true_a end_n judgement_n in_o the_o choice_n of_o the_o mean_n and_o the_o commandment_n of_o reason_n in_o the_o definition_n of_o time_n we_o ought_v to_o take_v of_o the_o place_n whereof_o we_o be_v to_o make_v choice_n and_o of_o the_o measure_n we_o be_v to_o observe_v in_o make_v a_o act_n true_o prudent_a the_o covetous_a and_o ambitious_a person_n who_o propound_v to_o himself_o no_o other_o end_n than_o his_o particular_a profit_n and_o honour_n will_v not_o make_v use_n of_o other_o mean_n but_o such_o only_a as_o may_v conduce_v to_o the_o raise_n of_o his_o revenue_n and_o dignity_n yea_o and_o often_o carry_v away_o by_o the_o flood_n of_o this_o unbrideled_a desire_n as_o by_o the_o force_n of_o a_o impetuous_a torrent_n he_o be_v not_o able_a to_o observe_v either_o time_n place_n or_o measure_n what_o counsel_n can_v be_v expect_v from_o a_o spirit_n so_o indispose_v
the_o dignity_n of_o high_a charge_n the_o most_o assure_a mean_n be_v that_o which_o king_n agesilaus_n show_v we_o to_o say_v that_o which_o be_v good_a and_o to_o do_v what_o be_v honest_a which_o in_o a_o word_n be_v to_o show_v ourselves_o irreprehensible_a in_o our_o counsel_n and_o action_n if_o you_o will_v have_v good_a renown_n learn_v to_o speak_v well_o and_o to_o do_v better_a say_v epictete_n in_o strabo_n whereupon_o socrates_n give_v this_o brief_a instruction_n to_o magistrate_n for_o the_o acquire_v a_o good_a name_n to_o wit_n to_o endeavour_v to_o be_v the_o same_o they_o will_v appear_v for_o both_o mine_n of_o gold_n and_o spring_n of_o water_n though_o hide_a do_v notwithstanding_o continual_o send_v forth_o certain_a mark_n upon_o the_o surface_n of_o the_o earth_n which_o discover_v they_o the_o former_a small_a grain_n of_o gold_n the_o latter_a coolness_n and_o humidity_n so_o likewise_o true_a virtue_n engrave_v in_o the_o soul_n daily_o send_v forth_o certain_a and_o evident_a sign_n of_o her_o presence_n &_o as_o flash_n of_o her_o light_a dissimulation_n may_v counterfeit_v truth_n but_o never_o imitate_v she_o and_o less_o perfect_o represent_v she_o the_o ape_n bear_v certain_a touch_n of_o man_n face_n but_o every_o man_n still_o know_v it_o for_o a_o ape_n the_o paint_a grape_n of_o that_o ancient_a limmer_n have_v the_o form_n and_o colour_n of_o true_a one_o but_o they_o deceive_v only_a bird_n the_o counterfeit_a cow_n of_o myron_n delude_v only_o other_o cattle_n the_o apple_n of_o sodom_n deceive_v the_o eye_n behold_v they_o but_o not_o the_o hand_n touch_v they_o counterfeit_n gold_n may_v impose_v true_a appearance_n upon_o the_o eye_n but_o it_o can_v cozen_v the_o test_n appearance_n and_o pretext_n may_v well_o disguise_v vice_n but_o fact_n will_v manifest_v it_o and_o if_o midas_n have_v ass_n care_n he_o be_v much_o the_o near_a to_o hide_v they_o or_o to_o stop_v man_n mouth_n when_o reed_n and_o cane_n have_v neither_o eye_n to_o see_v nor_o care_n to_o hear_v will_v find_v a_o tongue_n to_o discover_v and_o divulge_v it_o there_o be_v nothing_o so_o bid_v but_o come_v to_o light_v say_v the_o scripture_n a_o good_a name_n and_o chief_o in_o man_n elevate_v to_o honour_n be_v a_o tender_a business_n and_o of_o the_o nature_n of_o flower_n which_o lose_v their_o smell_n and_o grace_n if_o they_o be_v but_o only_o touch_v it_o be_v therefore_o not_o only_o necessary_a to_o preserve_v it_o from_o blame_n by_o avoid_v ill_a but_o even_o from_o suspicion_n in_o eschew_v whatsoever_o carry_v the_o shadow_n thereof_o blame_n foyl_v honour_n suspicion_n blast_v it_o and_o though_o after_o difference_n virtue_n rest_v entire_a yet_o do_v the_o authority_n thereof_o remain_v wound_v and_o as_o the_o sun_n eclipse_v by_o the_o opposition_n of_o the_o gloomy_a body_n of_o the_o moon_n remain_v still_o clear_a in_o itself_o but_o darksome_a to_o we_o so_o virtue_n eclipse_v by_o the_o mischievous_a encounter_n of_o suspicion_n and_o public_a distrust_n though_o she_o be_v at_o all_o time_n clear_a and_o shine_a in_o herself_o yet_o so_o it_o be_v that_o she_o become_v obscure_a and_o useless_a for_o other_o virtue_n 2_o in_o produce_v the_o work_n of_o virtue_n to_o leave_v one_o term_n be_v not_o to_o touch_v the_o other_o to_o avoid_v evil_a be_v as_o much_o as_o not_o to_o be_v ill_a but_o it_o be_v not_o present_o to_o be_v good_a virtue_n faith_n the_o philosopher_n tend_v to_o operation_n to_o avoid_v blame_n be_v not_o to_o be_v reproachable_a but_o it_o be_v not_o instant_o to_o be_v commendable_a praise_n be_v due_a only_a to_o virtuous_a action_n but_o to_o fly_v vice_n and_o practice_v virtue_n to_o avoid_v reproach_n and_o merit_v glory_n be_v the_o perfection_n it_o be_v from_o thence_o the_o splendour_n of_o a_o fair_a and_o solid_a renown_n result_v man_n can_v praise_v but_o what_o they_o prize_v nor_o prize_n but_o what_o they_o know_v nor_o know_v but_o what_o they_o discover_v virtue_n appear_v not_o it_o be_v hide_v in_o the_o soul_n but_o the_o reputation_n her_o work_n produce_v in_o the_o opinion_n of_o man_n be_v a_o light_n cause_v she_o to_o be_v both_o admire_a and_o reverence_v to_o this_o purpose_n the_o astrologer_n say_v that_o we_o see_v not_o the_o sun_n but_o the_o light_n thereof_o only_o and_o the_o philosopher_n that_o we_o discover_v not_o the_o presence_n of_o spiritual_a substance_n but_o by_o their_o action_n the_o good_a odour_n discover_v the_o musk_n good_a work_n virtue_n we_o see_v not_o god_n the_o angel_n the_o soul_n nor_o the_o wind_n but_o we_o perceive_v god_n presence_n in_o the_o world_n the_o angel_n in_o their_o place_n the_o soul_n in_o the_o body_n the_o wind_n in_o the_o air_n by_o their_o effect_n of_o god_n by_o his_o providence_n of_o the_o angel_n by_o his_o wonder_n of_o the_o soul_n by_o its_o discourse_n of_o the_o wind_n by_o its_o blast_n will_v thou_o have_v thy_o virtue_n commend_v let_v we_o see_v it_o desire_v thou_o we_o shall_v see_v it_o cause_n it_o to_o operate_v show_v her_o work_n and_o we_o shall_v perceive_v her_o presence_n afford_v we_o her_o fruit_n and_o we_o will_v return_v her_o due_a commendation_n how_o will_v thou_o have_v we_o know_v that_o thou_o be_v in_o possession_n thereof_o if_o thou_o produce_v it_o not_o or_o that_o it_o be_v live_v in_o thou_o if_o it_o have_v no_o operation_n it_o can_v be_v without_o live_v nor_o live_v without_o work_a habitude_n say_v the_o philosopher_n be_v in_o the_o power_n virtue_n in_o the_o action_n virtue_n can_v be_v idle_a if_o she_o be_v so_o she_o die_v if_o she_o die_v she_o be_v no_o more_o fire_n leave_v to_o be_v when_o it_o give_v over_o burn_v the_o spring_n dri_v up_o when_o it_o leave_v run_v the_o tree_n die_v when_o it_o put_v forth_o no_o more_o leaf_n the_o crocodile_n as_o they_o say_v leave_v to_o live_v when_o he_o make_v a_o end_n of_o grow_v the_o heart_n lose_v life_n as_o s●one_n as_o motion_n the_o life_n of_o all_o thing_n end_n with_o the●r_a operation_n so_o virtue_n cease_v to_o operate_v be_v either_o not_o any_o long_o any_o thing_n or_o will_v speedy_o be_v reduce_v to_o nothing_o she_o be_v either_o dead_a or_o draw_v on_o towards_o her_o end_n her_o vigour_n be_v extinguish_v with_o her_o action_n and_o her_o idle_a languish_a and_o die_a habitude_n only_o remain_v chap._n 12._o of_o the_o order_n of_o life_n and_o manner_n which_o be_v the_o other_o head_n of_o politic_a justice_n towards_o himself_o virtuous_a action_n than_o be_v necessary_a both_o for_o the_o conservation_n of_o virtue_n and_o for_o the_o production_n of_o honour_n and_o praise_n which_o be_v her_o light_n &_o lustre_n here_o may_v enter_v nay_o here_o ought_v all_o virtue_n to_o meet_v not_o only_o politic_a but_o even_o those_o virtue_n proper_a to_o a_o private_a man_n as_o temperance_n chastity_n sobriety_n humility_n modesty_n benignity_n and_o other_o which_o regulate_v their_o life_n and_o manner_n who_o be_v therewith_o adorn_v these_o be_v not_o precise_o necessary_a in_o a_o magistrate_n as_o a_o magistrate_n but_o very_o fit_v as_o he_o be_v a_o man_n and_o more_o as_o he_o be_v a_o christian_n nay_o i_o say_v as_o a_o magistrate_n he_o ought_v to_o possess_v they_o in_o a_o high_a degree_n than_o the_o vulgar_a since_o in_o a_o select_a person_n nothing_o ought_v to_o be_v ordinary_a but_o all_o choice_n all_o high_a and_o all_o proportionable_a to_o the_o place_n he_o hold_v for_o as_o man_n as_o touch_v the_o body_n participate_v of_o the_o element_n with_o beast_n and_o plant_n but_o yet_o in_o a_o more_o excellent_a manner_n proportionable_a to_o the_o dignity_n of_o his_o reasonable_a nature_n raise_v he_o above_o the_o rest_n of_o corporal_a thing_n so_o those_o virtue_n practise_v in_o a_o slack_a manner_n among_o the_o people_n aught_o in_o prince_n and_o magistrate_n to_o be_v far_o more_o eminent_o exercise_v for_o they_o be_v institute_v not_o only_o for_o the_o maintenance_n of_o peace_n but_o of_o good_a manner_n likewise_o among_o the_o people_n they_o owe_v for_o the_o one_o vigilancy_n and_o conduct_v for_o the_o other_o example_n and_o good_a life_n and_o if_o peace_n requisite_a in_o society_n be_v not_o ordain_v and_o appoint_v but_o to_o cause_v they_o to_o live_v virtuous_o and_o according_a to_o the_o law_n of_o just_a reason_n it_o seem_v that_o those_o who_o govern_v they_o be_v not_o so_o much_o redevable_a for_o their_o good_a guidance_n in_o cause_v they_o to_o live_v in_o peace_n as_o for_o their_o good_a example_n in_o procure_v they_o to_o live_v well_o the_o one_o be_v but_o the_o mean_a the_o other_o the_o end_n wherefore_o it_o be_v that_o not_o only_o politic_a virtue_n but_o all_o the_o rest_n
reflection_n bestow_v upon_o man_n without_o this_o stamp_n gold_n be_v not_o valuable_a to_o iron_n with_o this_o mark_n iron_n pass_v for_o gold_n it_o be_v not_o so_o much_o the_o worth_n as_o the_o esteem_n which_o set_v a_o value_n upon_o all_o thing_n in_o the_o commerce_n of_o this_o world_n it_o be_v the_o like_a of_o wisdom_n and_o virtue_n as_o of_o the_o precious_a stone_n call_v phengite_n which_o though_o right_o beautiful_a and_o of_o excellent_a lustre_n yet_o remain_v it_o dull_a and_o dark_a if_o the_o sun_n shine_v not_o thereon_o so_o the_o most_o excellent_a quality_n languish_v and_o wither_v as_o unknown_a and_o despise_a if_o the_o light_n of_o public_a esteem_n do_v not_o thereto_o add_v both_o lustre_n and_o authority_n for_o we_o be_v to_o acknowledge_v the_o powerful_a empire_n which_o opinion_n have_v either_o acquire_v or_o usurp_v over_o humane_a spirit_n a_o empire_n of_o such_o extent_n as_o she_o take_v notice_n of_o all_o thing_n and_o so_o absolute_a as_o there_o be_v no_o far_o any_o appeal_n from_o the_o decree_v she_o pronounee_v and_o though_o a_o ancient_a sage_n say_v that_o truth_n be_v the_o strong_a and_o most_o powerful_a thing_n yet_o so_o it_o be_v that_o opinion_n often_o rob_v she_o other_o raiment_n and_o seize_v on_o her_o sceptre_n so_o as_o if_o she_o once_o establisher_n throne_n in_o man_n thought_n truth_n will_v be_v ill_o trouble_v to_o regain_v possession_n she_o command_v without_o contradiction_n she_o govern_v at_o pleasure_n she_o raise_v what_o delight_v she_o and_o repress_v what_o she_o disesteem_v she_o set_v the_o price_n on_o all_o thing_n on_o wit_n on_o virtue_n on_o industry_n on_o science_n and_o whatso_n ●●●ieth_v not_o her_o seal_n be_v scarce_o saleable_a though_o it_o be_v otherwise_o valuable_a wherefore_o as_o i_o have_v cursory_o touch_v in_o the_o second_o ●ooke_n virtue_n desire_v to_o become_v profitable_a for_o the_o public_a aught_o to_o seek_v the_o suffrage_n of_o public_a opinion_n to_o be_v authorize_v and_o by_o the_o authority_n which_o opinion_n acquire_v for_o she_o in_o man_n spirit_n to_o allow_v weight_n to_o her_o counsel_n and_o effect_n to_o her_o just_a intention_n and_o true_o it_o be_v fierce_a credible_a how_o much_o power_n and_o efficacy_n the_o opinion_n man_n conceive_v of_o any_o thing_n have_v to_o make_v it_o receivable_a nay_o good_a and_o profitable_a the_o opinion_n of_o the_o doctor_n sufficiency_n and_o of_o the_o virtue_n of_o his_o receipt_n curethm●●●_n sick_a folk_n than_o the_o medicine_n and_o ●cceits_n themselves_o yea_o this_o persuasion_n have_v sometime_o be_v so_o powerful_a as_o the_o only_a sight_n 〈◊〉_d the_o physician_n have_v cure_v the_o patient_n it_o be_v say_v that_o the_o tortoise_n conceive_v mere_o in_o see_v by_o the_o force_n of_o imagination_n and_o physician_n hold_v that_o child_n carry_v the_o character_n imprint_v on_o they_o of_o those_o object_n their_o mother_n have_v fix_o behold_v or_o apprehend_v upon_o their_o conception_n as_o that_o woman_n who_o eye_n &_o attention_n be_v serious_o bend_v upon_o the_o figure_n of_o a_o moor_n conceive_v and_o bring_v forth_o a_o aethiopian_a and_o 〈◊〉_d ●●●es_n who_o conceive_v spot_v lamb_n an●●●oured_v as_o the●wigs_n be_v which_o the_o shepherd_n lay_v in_o their_o sight_n along_o the_o channel_n where_o they_o go_v to_o water_v the_o field_n need_n to_o be_v large_a shall_v i_o follow_v all_o those_o effect_n of_o the_o imagination_n cause_v such_o miracle_n in_o the_o world_n as_o to_o make_v man_n sick_a by_o force_n of_o apprehension_n and_o again_o to_o cure_v they_o by_o the_o same_o mean_n draw_v their_o remedy_n whence_o their_o malady_n arise_v yea_o to_o cause_n horn_n to_o bud_n in_o the_o forehead_n of_o cyppus_n king_n of_o italy_n by_o suffer_v the_o sight_n of_o bull-baiting_n to_o take_v over_o deep_a root_n in_o his_o fantasy_n where_o he_o be_v a_o spectator_n to_o produce_v monster_n to_o surpass_v common_a course_n and_o to_o sport_n with_o the_o order_n of_o thing_n cause_v man_n some_o half_a dog_n other_o half_a fish_n and_o other_o half_a horse_n to_o come_v to_o light_v infant_n of_o the_o imagination_n prodigy_n and_o amazement_n in_o nature_n but_o no_o far_o to_o enlarge_v myself_o in_o the_o recital_n of_o these_o curiosity_n i_o allege_v this_o only_o to_o show_v how_o the_o like_a force_n imagination_n have_v in_o natural_a thing_n opinion_n have_v in_o moral_a and_o civil_a occurience_n for_o be_v it_o not_o a_o wonder_n to_o set_v sometime_o a_o mutinous_a multitude_n gr●●●bling_v and_o foam_v with_o sorry_a like_o the_o wave_n of_o a_o wrought_v sea_n overturning_a and_o massacr_a all_n they_o meet_v in_o opposition_n with_o sire_n sword_n staves_z stone_n and_o other_o weapon_n which_o rage_n light_v on_o take_v and_o ●aling_v away_o all_o by_o their_o violated_a as_o do_v the_o 〈◊〉_d of_o a_o over_v wing_n rement_n to_o stay_v at_o 〈◊〉_d to_o upon_o the_o first_o sight_n of_o a_o grave_n and_o reverence_v person_n 〈…〉_o as_o the_o po●●●scribeth_v etc._n tum_o meritis_fw-la si_fw-la forte_fw-fr gravem_fw-la etc._n etc._n who_o once_o appear_v sudden_o do_v stay_v their_o boldness_n and_o their_o fury_n do_v allay_v impose_v silence_n and_o his_o mouth_n whence_o drop_v a_o sweet_a distil_a honey_n calm_n and_o stop_v those_o rage_a wave_n and_o mad_a attempt_n begin_v by_o giddy_a choler_n by_o sad_a temper_n win_v it_o be_v no_o marvel_n that_o as_o the_o swell_a rage_n of_o the_o sea_n threaten_v to_o swallow_v the_o whole_a earth_n break_v itself_o upon_o some_o sandy_a shore_n so_o this_o tempest_n of_o a_o mutinous_a people_n appease_v itself_o at_o the_o approach_n of_o a_o disarm_v person_n and_o that_o opinion_n stay_v what_o force_n iron_n and_o arm_n be_v unable_a to_o stop_v the_o esteem_n and_o opinion_n conceive_v of_o this_o man_n virtue_n dissipate_v all_o this_o storm_n as_o it_o be_v say_v how_o the_o waft_v of_o a_o hat_n divert_v thunderbolt_n and_o canon-shot_a but_o be_v it_o not_o yet_o a_o more_o remarkable_a example_n of_o the_o efficacy_n of_o opinion_n to_o see_v a_o whole_a army_n already_o rout_v to_o resume_v courage_n at_o the_o very_a sight_n or_o voice_n of_o some_o renown_a che●●etaine_n as_o though_o one_o single_a man_n inspire_v strength_n into_o all_o or_o as_o though_o all_o fight_n in_o one_o all_o by_o one_o or_o one_o by_o all_o shall_v obtain_v the_o victory_n it_o be_v neither_o the_o strength_n nor_o courage_n of_o the_o captain_n which_o cause_v this_o wonder_n for_o what_o can_v one_o man_n strength_n add_v to_o a_o complete_a army_n be_v he_o a_o hercules_n a_o alexander_n or_o a_o caesar_n it_o be_v then_o the_o opinion_n only_o they_o have_v conceive_v of_o his_o valour_n and_o conduct_n opinion_n inspire_v courage_n in_o the_o great_a coward_n force_n in_o the_o most_o feeble_a ardour_n in_o the_o cool_v and_o do_v with_o more_o spiritful_a promptness_n than_o the_o sound_n of_o trumpet_n or_o the_o influence_n of_o the_o star_n of_o mars_n animate_v all_o man_n to_o fight_v in_o like_a manner_n the_o pilot_n experience_n redouble_v the_o sailor_n courage_n amid_o the_o affright_n of_o most_o terrible_a tempest_n the_o master_n presence_n sit_v cheerful_o at_o the_o poop_n afford_v they_o more_o hope_v than_o heretofore_o st._n elm_n shine_v in_o the_o bowl_n of_o the_o mast_n the_o sight_n of_o he_o be_v their_o sea-mark_n and_o polestar_n he_o warm_v their_o heart_n and_o redouble_v their_o strength_n to_o strive_v against_o the_o storm_a billow_n and_o the_o credit_n their_o master_n authority_n have_v acquire_v save_v more_o ship_n than_o either_o art_n or_o dexterity_n the_o like_a happen_v in_o a_o counsel_n and_o assembly_n where_o the_o authority_n of_o some_o one_o man_n in_o special_a credit_n and_o reputation_n effect_v more_o either_o towards_o the_o pass_n of_o a_o good_a and_o sound_a advice_n or_o the_o rejection_n of_o a_o unjust_a proposition_n than_o his_o reason_n his_o discourse_n or_o wisdom_n when_o he_o have_v yet_o scarce_o speak_v his_o authority_n begin_v to_o incline_v they_o to_o what_o he_o will_v say_v fear_v lest_o they_o shall_v not_o soon_o enough_o conform_v themselves_o to_o his_o advice_n his_o authority_n keep_v they_o under_o command_n and_o his_o very_a silence_n in_o suspense_n and_o no_o soon_o do_v he_o begin_v to_o speak_v but_o each_o man_n have_v his_o eye_n fix_v on_o his_o face_n and_o his_o ear_n to_o his_o voice_n he_o imprint_v what_o he_o speak_v and_o persuade_v what_o he_o please_v &_o the_o weight_n of_o his_o name_n more_o than_o his_o word_n cause_v their_o judgement_n to_o incline_v to_o that_o side_n whereto_o this_o balance_n draw_v they_o so_o as_o ordinary_o all_o other_o suffer_v themselves_o to_o be_v attract_v to_o he_o as_o the_o iron_n to_o the_o adamant_n without_o be_v press_v